All posts by Megan O'Connell

Megan O’Connell is a public policy expert with experience across the early childhood, school and tertiary education sectors. She joined the Mitchell Institute in January 2016, and leads the Institute’s policy program. Megan has a long history in developing research driven policy and effective programs targeted at young people who are likely to make a poor transition from school to further education and employment.

High-quality, affordable education at the heart of Labor’s new early years policy

High-quality, affordable education at the heart of Labor’s new early years policy Megan O’Connell, Victoria University; Bronwyn Hinz, Victoria University, and Stacey Fox, Victoria University For too long, early years education policy has focused on the money, pigeonholed into a debate about “child care” and “mums getting back to work”, rather than a long-term investment […]

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