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ERIC Number: EJ942112
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jan
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0951-0605
Building a Stable Workforce: Recruitment and Retention in the Child Care and Early Years Sector
Rolfe, Heather
Children & Society, v19 n1 p54-65 Jan 2005
The paper presents findings from research aimed at identifying effective approaches to the recruitment and retention of child care workers, conducted to assist the UK Government's Childcare Strategy. The paper explores the practices and views of child care employers, Early Years Development and Childcare Partnerships (EYDCPs) and child care workers in a range of settings (including day nurseries, playgroups and out-of-school care). Two key issues explored in the paper are the need for greater employer responsibility for increasing diversity in the child care workforce; and for a stronger emphasis on staff retention, through improved human resource practices in parts of the child care sector.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom