Young children in Australia develop, learn and thrive so they can build a better future for themselves and their communities.
We bring together families, clinicians, educators, policy makers, other practitioners and researchers to provide evidence to improve service delivery and community capacity to meet the needs of children, families and communities who are experiencing vulnerability.
Our vision is that young children in Australia develop, learn and thrive so they can build a better future for themselves and their communities.
We combine efforts and work in partnership.
We respect the contributions of all who work at and with CoLab.*
We care for children and the community, in Western Australia and beyond.*
We listen to children, families and communities and are driven by their priorities and knowledge.
We challenge existing ideas and ourselves, and seek innovative and creative ways to find solutions.*
We share robust, practical and accessible evidence.
We translate our research into actions that can make a difference, and we always measure impact.
We act in ways that build capacity.
*Telethon Kids Institute Strategic Plan 2013 - 2017 Value