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 Chairman retires as Board steps up search for replacement

Alistair Ryan, the outgoing Chairman of Evolve Education, has now left the organisation having officially retired from the Group on 15 June 2019.

5 hours ago

by Jason Roberts

ABS employment data indicates female participation trends still intact

The monthly release of Australian employment data by the Australian Bureau of Statistics continues to support the position that female work force participation trends are positive with particular relative growth in the full time work category.

5 hours ago

by Jason Roberts

QLD 19/20 Budget ups Universal Access funds, ECEC regulation and shrinks payroll tax

The Queensland State Government has handed down their 2019/20 Budget, increasing they their commitment to funding Universal Access to early learning for children in the year before school and to further develop and enhance regulation of the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector.

5 days ago

by Jason Roberts

ECMS launches new vision, purpose and strategic plan for children

Victoria based early childhood education and care provider Early Childhood Management Services (ECMS) has released their 2019 2020 Strategic Plan in which the organisation articulates its new vision, purpose, values and strategic goals.

6 days ago

by Jason Roberts

Brewarrina Preschool Director receives sole ECEC honour in 2019 Queen’s Birthday List

In the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2019 Ms Frayne Barker has been recognised for service to early childhood education for her contribution to ECEC through her long standing directorship at the Gainmara Birrilee Pre-school, a service dedicated to Aboriginal children in the New South Wales (NSW) community of Brewarrina.

7 days ago

by Jason Roberts