What educational and/or early learning qualifications and experience do TOP education spokespeople and policy makers have? Who have they consulted about this policy?
A number of experts across various disciplines provided input into this policy, including a neuroscience educator, a psychologist, an ECE healthcare specialist, a social scientist, a social and political geographer and a post-graduate Early Childhood Education (ECE) student. A number of teachers across various service offerings, including Kindergarten, Playcentre and private services, were also consulted. The main author of this policy has a doctoral degree and a Playcentre Diploma in Early Childhood and Adult Education - Level 4.