90% of brain development occurs in the first five years of life. In fact, the growth of the brain from birth to three years is the most rapid brain growth in a person’s entire lifetime.
Research tells us that children who have access to quality education and care in their early years supports their school readiness and improves their social, emotional and cognitive development.
Early childhood education and care provides opportunities for children to learn and develop. It allows children to build friendships with peers, learn independence skills, new routines and ultimately prepares them for their transition to school.