What the National Workforce Strategy needs to get right

22 June, 2021

As many IEU members will know, our union has been involved in consultations arranged by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) on the new National Workforce Strategy, set to be endorsed and published by the end of 2021. Journalist Jessica Willis explains what the strategy needs to get right.

While there are many aspects of the new National Workforce Strategy that are important for the early childhood education sector’s success, attracting and maintaining qualified and experienced early childhood education teachers and assistants is essential for the future of the profession and the sector.

This is the central point of our union’s advocacy at both a state and federal level.

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