Our initiatives Page ContentDiscover the range of Queensland Government initiatives to help support the educators and teachers working in the early childhood sector.Inspire the futureWorking in early childhood is life-changing. You can make a difference and be a positive influence in shaping young lives by providing quality care and learning experiences. Read more about how you can become a future maker to inspire the future.Rural and remote opportunitiesEarly childhood opportunities exist for regional, remote and very remote locations in Queensland. Read more about the rural and remote opportunities including the early childhood teacher scholarships and early childhood through RATEP, a community-based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teacher education program.Teacher bridging programPrimary school teachers are eligible to fast-track their career to becoming an approved early childhood teacher through the early childhood teacher bridging program.Early childhood training subsidiesTop up your skills in leadership or inclusion whilst building your early childhood qualifications with government funded training subsidies.Early years health and development portalLearning and wellbeing in children are closely linked. Keep your professional knowledge of early years health and development up to date by accessing free tools and resources on the early years health and development portal.Workforce Action PlanAchieving better outcomes for children requires a workforce that is qualified, skilled and valued. The Workforce Action Plan was designed to attract, retain and develop a highly skilled workforce.