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G8 provides update on occupancy, ECT turnover and strategy progress at AGM

G8 Education Ltd has continued its positive start to the year on the occupancy front and as well as acknowledging good progress is being made on strategy implementation, confirmed that Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) turnover has fallen 5 per cent since the decision to introduce higher base wage levels in October 2018.

4 hours ago

by Jason Roberts

Centre fined $18,000 for being in breach of ratio, detrimental action against educator

A Perth childcare centre has been ordered to pay $18,100 and been issued with disciplinary action under section 188AB of the Schedule to the Education and Care Services National Law (WA) Act 2012 (the National Law).

a day ago

by Freya Lucas

National strategy with government backing required to make teaching attractive again: ACDE

All Australian political parties need support a multi-pronged, collaborative, national strategy to improve the attractiveness of the teaching profession, according to the peak body of the university faculties and schools that educate future Australian teachers.

a day ago

by Lyndsie Clark

A move from electrotechnology to energetic toddlers – one man breaking the mould

Quintin Bell, TAFE NSW says, is “living proof of the remarkable variety of employment pathways” on offer to its students, showcasing the variety of opportunities Quintin has undertaken since finishing school.

a day ago

by Freya Lucas

The gender pay gap impacts women’s superannuation too – is the gap closing?

New research from Monash University has identified fresh evidence of how the ‘gender pay gap’ begins from the first days of employment, and ends with a deficit of more than $80,000 in losses by the end of a career. For the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector, this news is especially pertinent, with 97 per cent of the workforce being female, and with increased attention being placed on addressing the low rates of pay within the sector, which many identify as a core reason for the high staff turnover in this space.

a day ago

by Freya Lucas