Take the survey, help the sector CELA is helping the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) to gather information about the impact of the Australian Government’s Child Care Package. The AIFS began a three year evaluation project in 2018, and will report to the Commonwealth Department of Education with the results. You may have already […]
By Michele Carnegie, CELA CEO Did you know that the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) is gathering information about the impact of the Australian Government’s Child Care Package? The evaluation has been commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Education (formerly the Department of Education and Training) over three years starting in 2018. This […]
What do we know about Dan Tehan MP? Amplify Editor Bec Lloyd put together this post as an overview of the man who will be sworn in as Education Minister for Australia this week, putting him in charge of billions of dollars worth of funding for early childhood, primary, secondary and tertiary education. Australia’s newest […]
This infographic accompanies our main story on Budget 2018 and its threat to nationally consistent quality for children’s education and care.
The National Quality Framework set in place a higher expectation of professional teaching in children’s services, enacted largely by raising the qualification levels required for staff. From the earliest days, however, it’s been obvious that demand for qualified staff would outstrip supply. Low salary levels and longer hours than primary school equivalents drive many degree […]