Interview with Tanya Bretherton on ‘Developing the child care workforce: understanding ‘fight’ or ‘flight’ amongst workers’

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Author: Bretherton, Tanya; Davis, Steve

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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)


In this interview, Steve Davis talks with researcher Tanya Bretherton about her report ‘Developing the child care workforce: understanding ‘fight’ or ‘flight’ amongst workers’. The early childhood education and care sector in Australia has long been characterised by low-skill/low-pay jobs. The current policy environment, however, may offer scope for the sector to move towards a path of skill growth. This report, based on case studies of four early childhood education and care providers, investigates how innovative employers are overcoming challenges in the sector to improve workforce...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Innovation; Policy; Research; Skills and knowledge; Workforce development

Keywords: Case study; Employers; Interview; Skill development

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2010

Physical description: podcast (15 min., 30 sec.)

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Resource type: Audiovisual

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