Inconvenient truths about early childhood education and care: Workers' lives matter

Tamara Cumming, Megan Gibson

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Abstract

In late 2019, we were offered the great privilege of taking up guest editorship on this special issue on the early childhood education and care (ECEC) workforce. The changing academic climate in Australia and personal circumstances had made it impossible for the originating editors of the special issue to continue. Our sincere thanks to Yarrow Andrew, Lara Corr, Karen Sinclair and Hani Yulindrasari, who,through this issue provide an invitation to contest notions of work in ECEC. We have endeavoured to honour their conceptual and theoretical framework, and have curated an issue that we hope provides opportunities for ‘thinking otherwise’ (Ball, 1998: 81) about the ECEC workforce.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-95
Number of pages3
JournalContemporary Issues in Early Childhood
Volume21
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jul 2020

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