Tuesday August 11, 2020

Childcare reform is crucial

The article on the state of childcare, by Jenny Hauser, highlights the problems being faced by childcare providers through enforced price cuts, staff losses and reductions in wages due to the operation of the government’s ECCE scheme, or free prescho

27th March, 2010

The article on the state of childcare, by Jenny Hauser, highlights the problems being faced by childcare providers through enforced price cuts, staff losses and reductions in wages due to the operation of the government’s ECCE scheme, or free preschool year.

The government is using all childcare providers to subsidise childcare on their behalf. Could the government provide state-run preschools with the level of funding being paid to existing childcare services?

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