#43 Children's rights and the media

Early childhood educators, services and advocates exploring issues of inclusion and social justice have been getting a lot of negative attention in the media recently, mostly from the conservative News Corp newspapers. Why are some media outlets to outraged by exploring rights in early education settings, and how should the sector respond?

Lisa also talks with Dr Red Ruby Scarlet about how she has responded to the recent media interest and why the sector needs people who will publicly champion social justice issues.

Episode Times

01'21" Newslist
09'03" Children's rights and the media
28'41" Dr Red Ruby Scarlet Interview
45'38" Recommendations
49'36" Outro

Newslist

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Debt collectors come in to chase parents with unpaid childcare fees
Federal Government accuses SA for being the nation’s worst for proper child care checks

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