What is Kindergarten / Preschool

Kindergarten or Preschool, refers to the education provided for children in their year before primary school, which meets specific requirements and is delivered by a qualified Early Childhood Teacher with a degree. Some states and territories fund preschool for three-year-old children (two years prior to primary school). Kindergartens or Preschools might be stand-alone services or sessional programs within long day care.

Learn more about differences between child care, kindergarten and preschool

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