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IEU shares Tehan letter ahead of predicted return to CCS

The New South Wales/ACT branch of the Independent Education Union (IEU) has shared their concerns about a decline in enrolments when services revert to full fees and a CCS model via a letter to Federal Education Minister, Dan Tehan.

1 day ago

by Freya Lucas

2020 Victorian Early Years Award nominations now open

Nominations for the Victorian Early Years Award, a staple of the early childhood sector in Victoria for the past 15 years, are now open, with families, early childhood professionals and early years organisations encouraged to recognise the outstanding work of early years professionals in improving the lives of young children by nominating an individual or organisation.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Goodstart director named as 2020 QLD Delegate of the Year in Labour Day Awards

Goodstart Early Learning Director and Australian Labor Party candidate for the Queensland seat of Theodore, Tracey Bell, has been named as the winner of the 2020 Queensland Delegate of the Year in the annual Labour Day Awards.

2 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Union calls out COVID-19 risks with survey – two thirds of respondents feel unsafe at work

The United Workers Union has conducted a national survey of over 1,000 educators, finding that a number of them feel that there are “widespread safety risks” and “dropping standards of education and care” as the number of children attending long day care rapidly goes up while much of Australia lifts COVID-19 restrictions.

3 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Yuluwirri Kids educator announced as 2020 NSW Trainee of the Year finalist

Marshandra Naden, familiar to readers of The Sector from a recent piece announcing her as the recipient of a Pat Dixon Scholarship, has progressed to he finals of the 2020 NSW Trainee of the Year Awards for the New England Region. ​​

7 days ago

by Freya Lucas