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Sustaining the Employment of Early Childhood Teachers in Long Day Care: A case for robust hope, critical imagination and critical action
The article addresses the problem of retaining qualified day care teachers in Australia from the point of view of attrition and poor pay. It cites several reasons for attrition, among which are job dissatisfaction, commercialization of day care institutions, and excessive regulation. They sustain their positions using hope and imagination for sustaining their jobs.
Updated: Jan. 09, 2008
Civic professionalism: teacher education and professional ideals and values in a commercialised education world
The article discusses the threats posed by commercialization of state schools to the nature of public education. The author suggests that business ideologies have permeated the educational system and have eroded the influence and power of education professionals. Specifically, schools and school children have been the target of business propaganda and have pushed to shift the nature of public education and undermine its purpose.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2007