Posted October 2013

Melbourne Institute researchers have conducted Australia's first study on the positive effects of high quality early childhood education. 

The study proved that services with diploma/degree qualified educators enhanced the long-term benefits of preschool for young children academically. 

Researchers also found that sending your children to preschool improves NAPLAN results, and in effect is equivalent to children attending an extra six months of schooling.

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