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From early-childhood to primary, secondary, tertiary and vocational education, The McKell Institute’s suite of education research identifies ways to improve Australia’s education system to ensure it remains world class.



Thrive by Five Virtual Summit

The McKell Institute in partnership with the Thrive by Five campaign hosted a virtual summit on Australia’s childcare system and the potential benefits that the current system isn’t capitalising on. A panel of passionate industry experts including ACTU President Michele O’Neil, The Parenthood CEO Georgie Dent, Thrive by Five CEO Jay Weatherill and philanthropist Lucy Turnbull discussed childcare reform. There were breakout sessions moderated by Grattan Institute’s CEO Danielle Wood, McKell Institute Chair Dr Craig Emerson, HESTA's Head of Impact Mary Delahunty, McKell's Ryan Batchelor along with Olga Rastrigina from the OECD and Chief Executive Women's CEO Susan Metcalf.

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