SMH Opinion - Wage rates too low, turn over too high

There is a national workforce shortage reaching crisis point, but there is no point training more educators if they don’t stay in the sector. There is a strong consensus amongst policy experts, quality regulators, employers (large and small alike) on the need to address workforce issues in early childhood education. The question has been how to achieve this without increasing the cost to families - writes Samantha Page, CEO, Early Childhood Australia in the Sydney Morning Herald, 29 April, 2019