Jason Roberts

Founder/CEO

Jason Roberts entered the ECEC sector in 2013 as CEO of G8 Education. He spent four years in senior executive positions before transitioning out of the business in January 2018. His time at G8 has given him a very valuable insight into the managing of large child care business and all the successes and challenges that come with them. Since leaving G8 Jason has continued to actively consult to the ECEC sector as an advisor, and work toward launching The Sector website. Jason has significant business and financial experience having previously worked in a range of roles in London, Singapore and Australia. Jason is married with two beautiful sons, aged 3 years and 1 years old both of which are enrolled in early education centres close to where he lives on the Gold Coast. Jason’s key role at The Sector is to oversee strategy, provide opinion pieces and cover sector news.

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Articles by Jason Roberts

Charter Hall Education Trust upbeat about ECEC prospects in half year report

Charter Hall Education Trust (CQE), the ASX listed real estate investment trust specialising in early education centres formerly known as Folkestone Education Trust, has released its half year report in which it sounds an upbeat note on sector fundamentals despite reporting a dip in statutory profits.

3 hours ago

by Jason Roberts

Bright Horizons Family Solutions report steady growth in all divisions in 2018

Bright Horizons Family Solutions, a US based provider of child care, early education and other services has released its financial results for 2018 in which it reports a 9 per cent increase in revenues and 16 per cent increase in income from operations.

2 days ago

by Jason Roberts

New LDC centre numbers fall to three year low in Q4 2018, ACECQA snapshot shows

The number of new long day care (LDC) services which opened in the period between October and December 2018 fell to 35 according to the Australian Children’s Education and Care Authoritys (ACECQA) latest national report on children’s education and care services operating under the National Quality Framework (NQF).

7 days ago

by Jason Roberts

Q4 2018 ACECQA snapshot shows more centres re-assessed as exceeding

The latest ACECQA snapshot report, released yesterday in relation to Q4 2018, showed 270 or 26 per cent, of all services that were subjected to a reassessment by their state or territory regulatory authority between October and December 2018 either maintained their prior rating of exceeding or saw an improvement from a working towards or meeting rating to exceeding.

7 days ago

by Jason Roberts

Gold Coast inter-generational care facility to be developed by former Affinity CEO

A company connected with Justin Laboo, former CEO of Affinity Education Group (AEG), has purchased a 7,732 sqm site in Robina on the Gold Coast that is to be developed into a 148 room intergenerational care facility adjacent to a new 95 place early education centre, the Gold Coast Bulletin has reported.

7 days ago

by Jason Roberts