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The female-dominated job that makes teachers look well-paid

Pre-school learning is crucial for childrens' brain development. So why do we expect early childhood educators to work for a pittance?

By Sally Spicer

Culture

Pre-school learning is crucial for childrens' brain development. So why do we expect early childhood educators to work for a pittance?

By Sally Spicer

The science tells us that access to good early childhood education is crucial. Integral to a child’s learning and development. After all, ninety percent of all brain development happens in a child’s first five years.

So why do we pay early childhood educators – who are mostly women – so poorly?

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