Call for more jobs and better conditions in childcare

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Services union ver.di has reacted to the latest figures on childcare provision to call for more investment in the sector and the creation of 120000 additional jobs. The union says that a recent report on early years education underlines the wide variation in staffing levels across the country and the fact that in many cases staff are responsible for too many children. Ver.di stresses the importance of linking quality of provision with quality of working conditions and that meeting the recommended staffing ratios will enable workers to devote more time to quality care and education.
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