All posts by Yarrow Andrew

yarrow.andrew@flinders.edu.au'
Yarrow Andrew is a lecturer in early childhood education at Flinders University, Adelaide, who researches the gendered and classed politics of early childhood work. Yarrow’s wider research interests include emotional labour/capital, sexualities, pay equity issues, and the nature of early childhood expertise, drawing on fifteen years of teaching experience in long day care settings.

Not qualified, but committed

It probably seems perverse for someone who teaches early childhood pre-service teachers to be questioning the total reliance on qualifications in early childhood, but that’s what I’m going to do. View image | gettyimages.com It’s not that I think qualifications are not valuable, but should they be the sole measure of the capacity to work […]

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