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Gillard considers funding boost

We've always known that Australian parents can’t afford to pay more in childcare fees, but that wages in the sector must improve. Continue reading

BUDGET 2012: Childcare fees important but workforce reform critical, says union

On the eve of the federal budget United Voice the early childhood education and care union says fees and fee increases are important issues in childcare reform but the key to improving quality is addressing the low wages of childcare educators in Australia. Continue reading

Early Childhood Teacher Scholarship Program

The Queensland Government is committed to providing all Queensland children with access to a quality early education program in the year before they start school by 2014. To support existing early childhood educators meet the qualification requirements for delivering an approved kindergarten program, the Department of Education and Training has developed the Early Childhood Teacher Scholarship Program.   Continue reading