Translating research into practical tools designed to help children flourish

From research to the real world

Underpinned by a world-class multidisciplinary research, Early Start specialise in improving people’s understanding of childhood development, learning and health, while also enhancing the ways professionals engage with children, parents and communities.

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Taking the lead

Early Start have an ongoing commitment to evidence-based professional development through innovative face-to-face and online delivery models. This development has been shown to a direct, positive impact on children, families, service providers, charitable organisations and government policy.

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Influence at all levels

Early Start supports professionals who work with children from birth to year 12 and we have ongoing formal partnership arrangements with leading providers of early childhood education and care, early intervention, schools, clinical programs, and government departments.

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