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Early Childhood Learning Division

The Division of Early Childhood Learning was created in January, 2005, to focus on the learning needs of pre-school children, and to develop and implement programs which will provide a solid foundation for success in school.


  • Consultant support to pre-school programs approved under the Early Learning Grants program;
  • Share professional resource materials to educators of pre-school programs;
  • Provide KinderStart sessions with parents upon request from schools; and,
  • Offer summer institutes on topics relating to KinderStart


  • Primary and elementary schools in Newfoundland and Labrador;
  • Early childhood non-profit organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador; and,
  • Parents/caregivers in Newfoundland and Labrador

Contact Us

Director: Paula Hennessey

Early Childhood Learning Division
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
Telephone: 1-709-729-5128
Last Updated:
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