Improving the quality of preschool learning spaces

Published: 1 Mar 2018

Shade cloths and soft fall for outdoor areas, new carpet and air conditioning are just some of the additions to early learning spaces that the NSW Government is funding through new programs.

Preschools could receive a share of $15 million in NSW Government funding to ensure children have safe and engaging learning environments.

Two programs aim to enhance the quality of learning spaces and increase the number of children attending preschools:

Premier Gladys Berejiklian said everything needs to be done to ensure children attending preschools have the most modern and stimulating learning environments.

“This investment could cover items like shade cloths so children can play safely while enjoying the outdoors, a kitchen garden to teach children about where their food comes from, or an outdoor jungle gym which encourages a child’s hand-eye coordination,” Ms Berejiklian said.

Find out more information on the grants and how to apply

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