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' [available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 100.06]. 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...  [+] 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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Series: Vocational voices; Season 1, episode 5

Related items: TD/TNC 100.06

Resource type: Audiovisual

Document number: TD/TNC 101.49

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