Shoppers on Queen Street Mall received quite a surprise on Friday afternoon when members of United Voice organised a flash mob. A group dressed in the union’s maroon t-shirts performed a routine to the 70’s classic ‘Bus stop’, changing the words to highlight the ‘Big Steps in early childhood education and care’ campaign.Read more
Our Big Steps in early childhood education and care campaign is going from strength to strength but we need to start looking at ways we can all generate some extra publicity and get our message out there.Read more
We've always known that Australian parents can’t afford to pay more in childcare fees, but that wages in the sector must improve.Read more
United Voice Queensland Secretary Gary Bullock has welcomed the news that finally the Government is prepared to address the problems in the childcare sector.Read more
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.Read more
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.