Parents will be able to send to their kids earlier to school than ever before, after the NSW Government revealed that they plan to introduce a pre-kindergarten stage in a new policy that helps with the transition to formal education.

The program has the support of policymakers and educators, with some pointing out that the program will help children in vulnerable communities.

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Produced By: Misbah Ansari

Featured In Story: Dr Sheila Degotardi, Interim Dean, MQ University of Education

First aired on The Wire, Friday 5 August 2022