Securing essential skills

The SA Government is talking to Flinders U and Uni SA, “to support a pipeline of social workers coming into the child and family support system”

It’s part of the response to the Hyde and Alexander reviews of the state’s child protection system.

It follows Victoria looking to universities to provide skilled staff for specific state programmes. The state government is subsidising 300 early childhood teacher places at Victoria U (CMM May 18 2022) with the NSW Government following (CMM June 16 2022).

Uni Wollongong alsos now has a new two-year degree in early learning, to upskill diploma qualified people after winning a tender from the state government. (CMM March 2 2023).