Early childhood educators are passionate but they are leaving the sector in droves.
Australia is set to embark on bold changes to early childhood education if a new report is anything to go by.
Multigenerational households are the fastest growing household type in England and Wales but living with extended family is a commitment not to be taken lightly.
The ACCC has published calculations for two children in care five days a week. More typical is one child in care two days a week. The typical cost is 5% of after-tax income, not 16%
The latest State of the World’s Fathers report found a shift in attitudes. In 15 countries, between 70% and 90% of men agreed with the statement, “I feel as responsible for care work as my partner.”
Paid domestic work has a low status in South Africa. The labour of domestic workers is often undervalued and unrecognised.
For vulnerable and marginalized groups, access to early learning and child care remains uncertain. Inclusive access must become a top priority to achieve affordable care for all families.
Access to schooling for four-year-olds is inconsistent across Canada. Families need to know children are immersed in high-quality early learning, and they shouldn’t be exhausted searching for it.
The news a former childcare worker has been charged with more than 1,600 child abuse offences has sent shivers through the Australian community.
The law changed older adults’ caregiving behavior because their children became more able to take paid time off work to care for their own newborns.
The consumer watchdog is halfway through an inquiry into childcare prices. It found location and availability are the two most important factors informing where parents chose to send their kids.
While most heterosexual couples are dual-earners, super rich couples continue to have gender-traditional arrangements in which the man is the sole breadwinner.
Our review explored what leads to early childhood educator burnout in 13 countries, including Australia.
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The National Party is promising rebates for childcare. But similar policies have been discarded overseas for failing to effectively reduce the cost of childcare. Is it time for a rethink?
As federal and provincial governments bring in measures to make child care more affordable, the voices and needs of children with disabilities must not be ignored.
Immigrant care workers are having to work into retirement age to make ends meet. The Canadian government must do more to support them.
About 100 early childhood experts are meeting in Canberra today for a national summit on children who are five and under.
Early childhood education isn’t about warehousing children so adults can go to work. There is an ethical imperative to support a paradigm shift in how our society values educating young children.