The Early Education Show

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

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This week Liam has a chat with Beth Macgregor, a psychologist with a focus on young children who has worked with a range of early childhood settings. Beth talks about how working with a trauma-inform...
June 23, 2017
Leanne has a chat with Sarah Mitchell MLC, NSW Minister for Early Childhood Education, discussing the NSW Government's Start Strong funding and the importance of early education. Find the full showno...
June 16, 2017
Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education Kate Ellis has launched a national consultation on policy reform for Australia's early education and care sector. This episode we go through the discussio...
June 9, 2017
It's Leanne's turn to take a break this week, so Lisa and Liam take you through a discussion on the data on quality ratings in "Long Day Care" and Preschool settings. Why is there such a stark differe...
June 2, 2017
Tomorrow marks the start of National Reconciliation Week, so we chat with Alex Shain from Reconciliation Australia about their work in promoting reconciliation, the Narragunnawali platform for ea...
May 26, 2017
Leanne and Liam are flying without Lisa again this week, but are joined by National Educational Leader for ACECQA Rhonda Livingstone for this first in our series of seven episodes on the revised Nat...
May 19, 2017
We're donning our sparkly costumes, organising huge props and light shows and tackling Australia's National Partnership for Early Childhood Education. Why is it structured the way it is, why is fundin...
May 12, 2017
Lisa couldn't join us this week, so instead Leanne and Liam have a chat with the wonderful Martel Menz about unions, campaigns and educators. What is the role of unions in supporting professional rec...
May 5, 2017
We're back after a bit of a break to tackle the challenges, tensions and implications of early childhood education run in a business context. What are the biggest issues that emerge when trying to wor...
April 28, 2017
You're all getting a break from hearing Leanne, Lisa and Liam this week! Instead we bring you a presentation from Niru Palanivel and Zoe Grant from the fantastic advocacy organisation ChilOut to the...
April 7, 2017

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