Jason Roberts


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

Chris Scott appointed MD of Evolve Education amidst leadership reorganisation

Chris Scott, founder and former Managing Director of G8 Education, has been appointed Managing Director of Evolve Education Group effective 26 August 2019.

16 minutes ago

by Jason Roberts

Canadian Government initiative supports innovative practices in ECEC centres

The Government of Canada has confirmed that three early childhood education and care (ECEC) innovation projects located in Vancouver will receive nearly $470,000 in funding to support their completion.

a day ago

by Jason Roberts

ACA highlights combustible cladding risks in wake of “danger to life” warning

The Australian Childcare Alliance (ACA) has sent a warning notice to all members warning of the potential danger posed by flammable cladding after a 9News investigation uncovered that a group of public buildings, one of which was an early childhood education and care (ECEC) facility, was found to be wrapped in combustible cladding, a highly flammable material.

a day ago

by Jason Roberts

Think announces creation of new incubator in mixed half year results

Think Childcare (TNK) have today as part of their half year 2019 results announcement confirmed that they will be creating a newly incorporated entity to act as the developer and incubator of Greenfield sites on behalf of Think.

2 days ago

by Jason Roberts

Arena REIT reports 2019 results supported by robust ELC market rent reviews

Arena REIT (ARF), the social infrastructure investment trust with significant exposure to the early childhood education and care sector (ECEC) has released its full year 2019 results in which it reported solid rent review and rental growth performances.

3 days ago

by Jason Roberts