Child education is a major part of Australia’s education system and is an essential part of the workforce.
But there are many child-specific colleges and childcare centres, which offer different services to different ages and needs.
The key question is which ones are right for your child?
What’s best for your children?
We’ve rounded up the best child education options in each state and territory for you to consider.
Read more about child care.
Child care centres and child education Colleges and childcare Centres are often more affordable than daycare centres.
The main advantage of childcare centres is that they offer a range of daycare options, from pre-school to primary school.
But they also offer education and childcare services, including after-school childcare and a number of after-hours child care options.
The biggest challenge is getting kids to stay overnight or during holidays, and the cost of childcare is often higher than that of daycares.
To make the most of childcare, you’ll need to keep your child at home, make sure your child has enough food and get them into regular physical activity.
You can also get some help with childcare from your childcare provider.
What to expect from childcare centres There are a range in-house and outsourced childcare centres.
These include home-based childcare, which you can pick up at your local childcare centre or in a local childcare network, and group-based care, which is typically shared between groups of people.
But you’ll also need to make sure you have sufficient childcare to provide your child with the right care.
Find out more about childcare centres and what to expect.
Childcare centres and childcare providers are usually located near schools and childcare is typically available in the afternoon.
In some states and territories, children can visit school in the evening.
If you’re planning to visit your child in a childcare centre, ask your childcare service about whether your child is allowed to stay at home or go to a school, and how much childcare your child will be able to get.
Some childcare centres have special activities available.
Find more information about childcare and childcare in Australia.
Child-friendly child education centres and daycare centers Child-safe child education and child-centric childcare centres are often available in remote areas.
But parents are also welcome to visit them for help with children.
Find child-safe childcare centres in your state and find out about the hours they’re open.
Some child-focused centres have child-care centres, but these are typically more expensive and you may be required to pay a fee.
You may also be asked to pay for child care at a daycare centre.
Find information about child-centred childcare centres here.
How to plan childcare for your kid You may be interested in how to plan your child’s childcare for the first time.
This article explains how to prepare for childcare for kids and how to decide if it’s right for you.
If your child needs extra help with child care, you can find information about a child-centered childcare centre in your area here.