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To: Scott Morrison

Scott Morrison - Commit to Quality in Early Childhood Education

Fund the national partnership, and affirm your commitment to high-quality early childhood education and care for Australia’s children.

Why is this important?

The National Quality Framework is essential to the ECEC sector as it guides educators to extend and enrich children's learning from birth to five years and the transition to school. The NQF supports professional practice, especially in building and nurturing relationships, curriculum decision making and teaching and learning.

The NQF allows the expression of personality and uniqueness as it caters to each individual child whilst acknowledging that educators are professionals, taking them away from the ‘babysitter’ persona. The paperwork allows us to show our parents the professional role we have in educating their child and displays a portion of the knowledge that is being imparted and also learnt by each child each day.

By defunding the national partnership this Government is putting at risk our internationally recognised National Quality Framework.

The Abbott Government already attempted to wind back our professional standards in 2014. Together, educators fought against it and won! The Turnbull/Morrison Government is now trying the same tactic to undermine our sector. Sign our petition to protect the NQF!


Reasons for signing

  • Malcolm has plenty of our money for the big end of town (corporate tax cuts) but not for the little end (our children & grand children)!
  • Early childhood educators deserve wages which reflect the highly important work they do. They spend years of their life training so that young children can be educated and cared for at the highest level. They deserve the same recognition and remuneration as any other educator.
  • we have to change this stupid situation once and for all. Early childhood educators deserve wages which reflect the highly important work they do, and young children deserve to be educated and cared for at the highest level.

Updates

2018-06-04 18:58:52 +1000

1,000 signatures reached

2018-05-29 16:10:46 +1000

500 signatures reached

2018-05-23 21:09:38 +1000

100 signatures reached

2018-05-23 20:09:51 +1000

50 signatures reached

2018-05-23 18:58:28 +1000

25 signatures reached

2018-05-23 18:32:34 +1000

10 signatures reached