Freya Lucas, Author at Sector

Freya Lucas

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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

Apprentices to get more support through text message check ins

Apprentices and trainees in New South Wales will receive support from the NSW Government with the state-wide roll-out of a ‘text for success’ program designed to help them stay in training.

5 hours

by Freya Lucas

New $33m Armadale TAFE will provide specialised training spaces for ECEC

Designs for the $33.8 million Armadale TAFE campus have been finalised, and tenders advertised as the project moves one step closer to reality.

5 hours

by Freya Lucas

CatholicCare launches first ECEC service in Shellharbour NSW

CatholicCare, a social services agency of the Catholic Diocese of Wollongong, has launched its first early learning centre in Shellharbour, New South Wales, located on the ground of All Saints Catholic Parish Shellharbour City.

6 hours

by Freya Lucas

Shift workers struggle to access ECEC at times which suit their needs

A lack of flexible early childhood education and care (ECEC) options in Canberra has left construction industry employee Morgan Sutton in a challenging position, unable to make onsite meetings by 6:30 am.

6 hours

by Freya Lucas

Barnardos Australia CEO Deirdre Cheers speaks out during National Families Week

Sunday 15 May marked the start of National Families (15-21 May) and the final week of the Federal Election campaign. It’s a time when politicians appeal to ‘working families’ about their vision for the future.

6 hours

by Freya Lucas

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