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ECEC in the spotlight according to latest LinkedIn analysis

The early childhood education and care (ECEC) profession has been named as a “job on the rise” in a new analysis undertaken by professional social networking site, LinkedIn.

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by Freya Lucas

Economy in recovery mode, not enough new jobs: what does this mean for ECEC?

Latest figures from the Roy Morgan employment series data show that, for the first time since the initial shock of COVID-19 in March/April 2020, there are more jobs available for Australians, and more people are looking for work.

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by Freya Lucas

Do you feel undervalued and overworked? COVID-19 is likely to affect the employed too

There’s no question the rising rate of unemployment is one of the worst consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The number of Australians seeking work is heading towards 10%, almost double the pre-pandemic Australian average of just over 5%.

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by Freya Lucas

Workplace mental health injuries on the rise, particularly amongst women, ACTU notes

New figures, presented in the latest Australian Workers’ Compensation Statistics show rising numbers of mental health injuries, particularly among women.

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by Freya Lucas

Early childhood educators are leaving in droves. Here are 3 ways to keep them, and attract more

Childcare centres across Australia are suffering staff shortages, which have been exacerbated by the COVID crisis.

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by Freya Lucas

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