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

VIC Govt commits $2.5m to rebuild storm and fire ravaged kindergarten in Mallacoota

The Victorian State Government has committed $2.5 million to establish or reinstate a new kindergarten building in Mallacoota as soon as possible after the existing centre was damaged significantly from heavy rainfall in January and smoke and ash damage during the bushfire crisis.

19 minutes ago

by Jason Roberts

Lindy’s legacy of love at PECC – Director to retire after 33 years in the same position

At a time when the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector is struggling to manage high levels of staff turnover, it is rare to hear of someone being employed by the same service for ten years or more let alone 30.

26 minutes ago

by Jason Roberts

New autism hub in Canberra receives capital injection as construction commences

AEIOU Foundation has confirmed that not for profit health care charity the John James Foundation has committed $3.5 million towards the completion of their new state of the art autism hub for children in Canberra.

30 minutes ago

by Jason Roberts

Goodstart CEO provides update to families after employees charged for Cairns tragedy

The CEO of Goodstart Early Learning has released a letter to families in the wake of two employees at the centre of the Cairns tragedy being charged with manslaughter, defined as an act or a mission which is negligent and has brought about the death of another person, at the Cairns Magistrate court.

1 day ago

by Jason Roberts

Think results confirm strong portfolio growth in 2019 with more to come going forward

Think Childcare has reaffirmed its commitment to portfolio growth in its 2019 Full Year Results by confirming the addition of a new 17 new centres to the Company, taking the overall portfolio size up to 72 services.

1 day ago

by Jason Roberts