Education is the key, early childhood is the foundation

“Our children are learning in our homes before they even step into the classrooms.”

Aunty Jenny Wyles is an Elder from the Birrigubba Nation and Bindal peoples, traditional owners in Townsville region.

She believes that education is the key to the 21st Century, and learning in early childhood is the foundation for all future learning.

From learning in the home, to attending playgroup, kindy and Prep, we all play a role in making the early years count for our little ones.

Published — 27 June 2017 Last updated — 06 February 2020

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