Early Years Professionals’ survey shows how low pay can be a significant barrier to retaining the workforce.
Education Policy Institute provides a detailed analysis of the childcare workforce in England. The analysis describes increasing financial pressures while qualifications remain low.
Recently released study lays out a framework for a funding strategy aimed at providing accessible high-quality early childhood education and care to those from birth to kindergarten.
The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE) recently released its Early Childhood Workforce Index 2018.
Teachers are an essential component in the success of any education system. High-quality teachers are critical to student learning, and competitive salaries are one of the most effective ways to attract and retain effective teachers. However, teachers in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region have fewer opportunities for salary raises compared with employees in other sectors, and the raises they do receive are often small relative to their compensation.
Home visitors, along with child care workers, preschool teachers, community health workers, nurses and many others, are on the frontlines of ECD programs, but they’re also at the center of many challenges being faced as programs look to reach more children and improve the quality of their services.