We are passionate believers in the benefits of secure attachment in the formative years where, if children feel safe, secure and loved they will be confident and ready to explore and learn.
The question of which is better, home-based or ECE centres is not a one size fits all. At Bright Futures we encourage you to think about what’s important to YOU when it comes to your child’s early learning and care.
The home-based versus ECE centre based debate is not a case of one being better than the other, it’s just that some children will thrive in a busy environments, others do well when the pace is a bit slower. As with different adult personality types, some children enjoy large groups, others may find the intensity of large groups draining and some adapt well to different teachers while others like the consistency of one person they can bond closely with.
If you are considering home-based care for your child here are some of the main advantages it can have over ECE centres:
Tips for choosing the right caregiver for your child:
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