Changing the Life Trajectories of Australia's Most Vulnerable Children - Report No. 3 The Early Years Education Program (EYEP) Model

Brigid Jordan, Anne Kennedy

Published : 2019


The Early Years Education Program (EYEP) Model 5 1. Introduction Early childhood is a critical time in human development. There is now comprehensive research that shows that experiences children have in the early years of life set neurological and biological pathways that can have life‑long impacts on health, learning and behaviour. There is also compelling international evidence about the returns on investment in early childhood services for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. (Council of Australian Governments (COAG 2009, p. 3) This report describes the Early Years Education Program (EYEP) which is an Australian model of early years care and education designed to meet the educational ..

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