Freya Lucas

Editor

Freya Lucas has over 20 years experience in education and care services, with her previous roles as an early childhood teacher, primary teacher, and ECEC operations manager giving her a unique insight into the ECEC sector at all levels. Freya’s career has seen her work in private in-home care, primary schools, long day care, out of school hours care, in addition to tuition and library information and management settings. Freya’s key role at The Sector is to cover the latest ECEC news and provide insight and analysis into sector issues and developments. Freya is engaged with two sons aged 10 and 15. Freya has fond memories of the time her boys’ spent in the early education space.

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Articles by Freya Lucas

Indigenous Literacy Day is coming – how will your service support?

Three weeks from now, on Wednesday 4 September, Indigenous Literacy Day (ILD) will be celebrated, with the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) marking the occasion with an English language launch of Nha Nhunu Nhanjal? at the Sydney Opera House.

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by Freya Lucas

FairWork Commission releases employer guide to family and domestic violence

The FairWork Commission have released a guide for employers, designed to support them to understand their responsibilities towards employees who are experiencing family and domestic violence.

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by Freya Lucas

Time outside is the key to sparking big ideas, scientists say

Early results from an Australia wide experiment have suggested that being outdoors can be a good way to trigger “aha moments” those times when a big and sudden “bright idea” arises.

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by Freya Lucas

NSW Education Department strengthens Employee Performance and Conduct directorate

The New South Wales Department of Education have made changes to the department’s Employee Performance and Conduct (EPAC) directorate in the hopes of making it “more efficient and transparent.”

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by Freya Lucas

Kiddie Voice product expands across the US in a bid to minimise children left in vehicles

ATWEC Technologies, creators of the Kiddie Voice product which is designed to reduce the instances of children being left behind in vehicles, have expanded their reach in the United States by shipping the product to a Utah agency who will roll out the technology across its fleet of vehicles.

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by Freya Lucas