All posts by Tanya Burr

Tanya Burr is currently pursuing her PhD in Educational Studies at Macquarie University while working as the Education and Practice Leader at Petit Early Learning Journey. Tanya has a background in psychology and the early years. Primarily she has worked as a teacher, centre director and early childhood consultant for state-based and national organisations over the past 20 years.

In the defence of care

Consider the term early childhood education and care. In my experience, including the word care has produced some strong opinions within our sector. I have heard many times that if we are to strive for professional recognition as a collective group of early childhood practitioners, we need to lose the word care. ‘Early childhood education’, […]

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