2014 is going to be a huge year for the early childhood education and care sector.
The Productivity Commission has been tasked by the new Federal Government with running an inquiry into the “childcare and early learning” system. There has been no such look into the mechanics of the sector since the 1990s.
Fair Work Australia will be considering a wage equity case for Australia’s early childhood education and care workforce.
ACECQA will be undertaking a full review of the implementation of the National Quality Framework.
Throughout December, I will be launching a new advocacy initiative – Children’s Agenda.
For today, can I ask three things of you.
2014 will decide the future of early childhood education in this country. The decisions made in this year will impact Australian children, families and educators for decades.
Now is the time to step up, raise your voice, and have your say.