Exhausted, undervalued and leaving: the crisis in early education

This report shows the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector in Australia is on the brink of crisis. In the largest survey of its kind, nearly 4,000 current and former educators revealed they are leaving the sector at record levels because of excessive workloads and low pay. Over a quarter of current educators reported they plan to leave the sector within the next twelve months, and of those educators who do plan to stay, almost half (46 per cent) think about leaving 'all of the time' or 'most of the time'. In contrast, projections show the sector needs 40,000 additional staff by 202... Show more

Corporate authors: United Workers Union (UWU)

Published: [Haymarket, New South Wales], United Workers Union, 2021

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: various pagings

Access item: https://www.unitedworkers.org.au/report-shows-early-education-workforce-in-crisis/

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