Mental health matters in early childhood
Experiences in the early childhood years affect long-term mental health, relationships and learning.
KidsMatter Early Childhood is a flexible, whole-service framework designed specifically for early education and care services. The KidsMatter Early Childhood framework:
- informs and supports early childhood education and care practice and quality requirements
- provides resources, tools and reflective opportunities
- connects educators, children, families, management, community and health professionals.
Children with good mental health have stronger relationships, are better learners and have a greater chance of long-term success.