The Early Education Show

Talking the policy and politics of education and young children in Australia.

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With Leanne once again travelling the world, Lisa and Liam are joined this week by Verena Heron from the Independent Education Union. Verena talks us through the IEU's Equal Remuneration Case with Fai...
February 16, 2018
We're back with our first episode 2018, and we're tackling the fantastic new early childhood education report Lifting Our Game. Leanne and Lisa speak with one of the authors, and long-time early child...
February 9, 2018
AEU Vice President for Early Childhood Martel Menz joins Liam McNicholas for a quick chat about today's decision by the full bench of Fair Work Australia to throw out the long-running Pay Equity Case....
February 6, 2018
It's our last episode of 2017, so we're taking a look back at a tumultuous year for early childhood education. After a quick round of predictions for 2018, we then take a few questions from listeners....
December 22, 2017
This week, we have a quick chat about the now-released Minister's and Secretary's Rules for the new Child Care Package due to start in July 2018, before having a longer discussion about who are the ...
November 17, 2017
Leanne and Lisa have a chat with the (very) new Federal Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development Amanda Rishworth MP, who has just taken on the role from Kate Ellis. Amanda talks ...
November 3, 2017
This week, we bring you the presentations and some guest interviews from the Children's Week event and morning tea hosted by Early Learning Everyone Benefits at Parliament House. Find the full shownot...
October 27, 2017
Lisa and Liam fly solo again (Leanne will return we promise!) and chat about this year's National Children's Week. The theme this year is about education being focused on developing children as indivi...
October 20, 2017
Another short episode this week, as Lisa and Liam discuss Lisa's article published this week on ABC News about how profit-seeking landlords are one of the big, undiscussed factors behind rising prices...
October 13, 2017
Liam has a chat with Sarah Baray, the CEO of Pre-K 4 SA - an innovative and groundbreaking early education program from San Antonio in Texas. Sarah discusses the challenges of securing funding for chi...
September 29, 2017

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