Education futures in northern Australia

McGinty, Sue, Campbell, Claire, Carter, Margaret, and McDonald, Helen (2014) Education futures in northern Australia. Report Section. Green Paper on Developing Northern Australia: a joint submission to the Northern Australia Taskforce by The Regional Australia Institute, James Cook University, Central Queensland University, The University of Notre Dame and Ninti One.

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[Extract] Findings: Whilst there has been progress and increased enrolments in kindergarten and preparatory settings across northern Australia, the issue of high quality education and care for children under 4-years-old prevails. There are limited affordable places for young children in high quality child care centres that are conveniently located and the sector experiences difficulty in securing and retaining high quality, qualified staff due to low wages.

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Item Type: Report (Report Section)
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Date Deposited: 10 Dec 2014 06:42
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1301 Education Systems > 130102 Early Childhood Education (excl Maori) @ 35%
13 EDUCATION > 1301 Education Systems > 130105 Primary Education (excl Maori) @ 30%
13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130301 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education @ 35%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development @ 40%
93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939903 Equity and Access to Education @ 30%
93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930503 Resourcing of Education and Training Systems @ 30%
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