The top five ways COVID places harsher burdens on educators. There’s an urgent need for change

By Marg Rogers, Wendy Boyd and Margaret Sims

COVID has caused commotion in the early childhood education and care sector since it arrived in 2020. It made educators  more stressed and added burdens to those already overburdened.  The current level of chaos is unsustainable as shown in our research with Australian directors from long daycare centres, community preschools and family daycare services. Six