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Pandemic worries lead to drop in ACT preschool enrolments

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
May 3 2022 - 7:00pm
Theresa, Benjamin, Harjita and Xavier are preschool students at St Thomas Aquinas Early Learning Centre in west Belconnen. Picture: Keegan Carroll

The number of preschool students enrolled in ACT schools has gone backwards in the past 12 months and the pandemic could be to blame.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au