The future of Australia rests on early education. Early Childhood Australia’s (ECA) National President, Christine Legg talks about children’s early development and why Australia needs to invest in and support a high-quality early childhood education system. If you imagine a child’s brain as a five-drawer filing cabinet, research indicates that the majority of those drawers […]
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Chris is an experienced early childhood professional who began her teaching career in South Australia. She has worked in a variety of service types and positions within KU Children’s Services in NSW, including teacher, director, consultant and trainer. Chris also held several management positions before being appointed CEO in 2011. Chris has been a member of the ECA NSW Branch since the 1980s and has served as a member of the Branch Executive Committee in the positions of Vice President (2000), President (from 2001 to 2006) and Vice President again in 2010. She has been a member of the National Board of ECA from 2006 to 2012, and is currently the Deputy National President. Throughout her career, Chris has been passionate about promoting the rights of children, the value of high-quality early childhood education for all children, and raising the status and standing of early childhood education as a profession.