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

Evolve Education confirms entry into ACT with acquisition of 5 centres

Evolve Education Group has confirmed that they have entered into contracts to acquire 5 five early childhood education and care (ECEC) centres in the Australian Capital Territory, their first such acquisitions in the region.

18 hours ago

by Jason Roberts

Think shareholders vote to proceed with creation of new incubator using staple structure

At a scheme and general meeting held yesterday shareholders of Think Childcare have agreed to proceed with a proposed scheme of arrangement whereby the equity of Think Childcare (TNK) and a new entity Think Childcare Development (TND) will be stapled together and in effect create two listed Think vehicles that trade together.

4 days ago

by Jason Roberts

CCS legislation update passes Senate – Full list of changes and implementation timetable

A new Bill which aimed to simplify the legislation that governs the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) was introduced to Parliament by Federal Education Minister Dan Tehan in September 2019 and after its third reading, passed through the Senate this week.

4 days ago

by Jason Roberts

NZ Government launches bold and progressive new 10 year Early Learning Action plan

The New Zealand Government has launched He taonga te Tamaiti: Every child a taonga, its long awaited ten year early learning action plan designed to create the foundation to effect long-lasting positive change to the country’s early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector.

5 days ago

by Jason Roberts

Think confirms settlement of 11 centres acquired from former incubator Edhod

Think Childcare Ltd have confirmed that the purchase of 11 trading centres from the Group’s previous main incubator Edhod first announced in October has now completed with the centres all transitioning successfully to the Think Group.

7 days ago

by Jason Roberts