e-Child Times September 2017

Welcome to a New Edition of e-Child Times.

It’s a big week for Education and Care in Australia. The Sector will celebrate Early Childhood Educators Day on Wednesday 6th September and the United Voice ‘Big Steps Campaign’ will see thousands of educators across the country demonstrate their stance on pay inequality.

It truly is wonderful to see so many people dedicated to improving the profile of Educators, it really is such an understated role that many just don’t quite understand. I can recall a trip interstate earlier this year when I was seated next to a lovely gentleman on the plane telling me all about his grandchildren and his high-profiled career in medicine. He then asked about my profession and after discussing this with him for 20 minutes or so, he said “oh so it’s like babysitting”…

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