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Bringing the outdoors into early childhood education

...familiarising children with plants and animals, landscapes, seasons and weather...an objective is to develop children's love of nature, an understanding of the interplay of nature and between [hu]man and nature....Nature accommodates a multitude of experiences and activities in all seasons and all weathers.
-OECD Norway country note, 1999

Rural child care in Canada

Introduction

Canadian families in rural communities face many challenges in
finding quality early childhood education and care opportunities for
their children. Like families throughout the country, rural families
appreciate the positive social and educational experiences that their
children can encounter in quality early childhood education settings.
This, combined with the need for flexible child care due to atypical and
seasonal working hours and the necessity for child care to address the
safety issues of children on farms, makes the lack of rural spaces a

Purchase of six additional childcare centres advances Edleun's growth strategy

Author: 
Canadian News Wire
Publication Date: 
21 Jul 2010
Entered Date: 
21 Jul 2010

Rural daycares could have trouble meeting numbers

Author: 
CBC News
Publication Date: 
1 Jun 2010
Entered Date: 
2 Jun 2010

Needers to leaders: CARS for women and children in rural, remote, northern and Aboriginal communities

Author: 
Communities Achieving Responsive Services (CARS), Canadian Women’s Health Network
Publication Date: 
1 Jan 2009
Entered Date: 
14 Oct 2009

Children’s centres: Making them happen on a small budget

Author: 
Oliver, Jacqui & Ball, Mog
Publication Date: 
26 Oct 2009
Entered Date: 
5 Aug 2009

Child care impacts region's growth

Author: 
Stelmach, Lorne
Publication Date: 
17 Oct 2008
Entered Date: 
22 Oct 2008
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