Thank you Kate Ellis MP for speaking out against Senator Leyonhjelm’s despicable comments. We look forward to seeing the Federal Minister for Education’s remarks very soon.
“Senator Leyonhjelm was slammed by Labor’s Kate Ellis, the Shadow Minister for Early Childhood Education and Development.
“These are the ranting comments of a dinosaur who is stuck in the past and is choosing to ignore all the evidence,” she told news.com.au on Wednesday.
“Early childhood educators are hardworking professionals. We need to value them more, not talk down their incredibly important work on national TV.”
Ms Ellis said there was an “overwhelming body of evidence” showing early education provided a boost to children’s development.
“Parents trust educators with an incredible responsibility every day, of course we need to make sure they are skilled and qualified.”
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