Want cheap, plentiful, quality childcare? Go to Finland

When a government calls upon its people for ideas about how to fix a pressing policy problem, it is inevitable that the call will be answered by a variety of people, with a variety of opinions. This was certainly the case for the Productivity’s Commission Childcare Inquiry, which closed for public submissions on Monday. Hundreds of submissions have been made to the Inquiry ranging from the learned (economic benefits of making childcare tax deductible) to the idealistic (free childcare for all with take home family dinners as part of the deal).

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About Lisa Bryant

Lisa Bryant is a journalist and early childhood education consultant. She is a regular media commentator on early childhood education and childcare matters, and how this is affected by government policy.
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