The new plan has five key themes – Play, Learn, Thrive, Voice and Share. All themes have a series of measures of success to determine progress or achievements.
Consultation with the Greater Shepparton Best Start Early Years Partnership, specific workgroups, service providers and extensive research and data has informed the development of the plan.
Greater Shepparton has seen great success with its Best Start Early Years Plans, identifying and implementing practice changes or processes within services to make them more accessible and responsive to families.
Through its Best Start Early Years Plan, Council is acknowledging the importance of early childhood through quality early childhood services such as Maternal and Child Health, playgroups, childcare and kindergarten.
The Best Start Early Years Plan 2020-2025 is open for comment until 19 August 2020.
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