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Quick Facts

KU is the recognised leader in early childhood education

  • Established in 1895, KU is Australia's most experienced early childhood education provider
  • Provides high quality, play-based learning experiences based on the National Early Years Learning Framework
  • Meets the early childhood needs of over 12,500 families and more than 14,000 children each year
  • Manages over 150 children's services across ACT, NSW, VIC and QLD
  • Employs more than 2500 staff
  • Has a strong commitment to staff training and professional development
  • Employs University-qualified Teachers within its centres
  • Offers a full range of service types including occasional care, long day care, preschool, out of school hours care, vacation care, mobile services, work based child care and family programs
  • Provides child care for the children of new migrants through the Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) in partnership with Navitas English
  • Manages work based child care centres on behalf of a range of corporate clients
  • Has a dedicated Child Wellbeing Manager
  • Provides professional, ongoing support for children with additional needs through a team of Education Support Managers
  • Encourages parent and family involvement in centres and services
  • Is a trusted adviser on early childhood education and care issues
  • Is directed and controlled by a voluntary Board of Directors