ChildcareCanada.org - Childcare in the News only. http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents en /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Kindergarten plan may rescue flagging childcare sector http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/10/kindergarten-plan-may-rescue-flagging-childcare-sector <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS&nbsp;</p> <p>Federal Labor’s mooted plans to reform negative gearing and capital gains tax may have scared the overall property industry, but its $1.75 billion scheme to fund kindergarten places for three year olds promises to be a boon for flagging valuations in the child care sector.</p> <p>According to agent Burgess Rawson, the proposed scheme demonstrates a bipartisan approach to funding the sector which has been spooked by reports of oversupply.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Europe Mon, 15 Oct 2018 18:12:31 +0000 11857 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Why are Canadian women waiting longer to have children? http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/10/why-are-canadian-women-waiting-longer-have-children <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS&nbsp;</p> <p>More Canadian women are waiting until later in life to have their first child, and now researchers want to find out why.</p> <p>According to Statistics Canada, a third of Canadian women are waiting until their 30s to have their first child.</p> <p>The national birthrate for women in their 20s is declining and now University of Saskatchewan researchers Karen Lawson and Pamela Downe want to know if that national trend holds true in their province.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada mother's labour force participation Mon, 15 Oct 2018 18:03:37 +0000 11856 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> New child-care centre and EarlyON centre coming to Erin Public School http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/10/new-child-care-centre-and-earlyon-centre-coming-erin-public-school <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>The Upper Grand District School Board and the County of Wellington are pleased to announce the opening of a new child-care centre and a new EarlyON centre in the Town of Erin.</p> <p>The new child-care centre will provide 10 infant, 15 toddler and 24 preschool full-day, full-time spaces for residents in the County of Wellington. The centre will open late 2018 and will be operated by the YMCA-YWCA of Guelph.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Ontario rural Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:36:12 +0000 11855 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Child-care subsidy increasing on P.E.I. http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/10/child-care-subsidy-increasing-pei <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Rates for school-aged child care and private sitters going up </div> </div> </div> <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>The child-care subsidy provided by the Prince Edward Island government is increasing.</p> <p>Rates for school-aged child care and private sitters will be raised and the number of families whose child-care cost is fully subsidized will also increase, the province says.</p> <p>The private sitter rate will increasing from $20 to $30 a day for infants and $20 to $25 for children two years and older, according to a government news release.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Prince Edward Island subsidy Mon, 15 Oct 2018 14:42:28 +0000 11854 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Art passages gallery show illustrates importance of early child care http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/10/art-passages-gallery-show-illustrates-importance-early-child-care <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>A free exhibit of art by children and photographs of community-based child care centers is designed to show the availability of early child care programs in Contra Costa County.</p> <p>The show is the collaboration of the Arts &amp; Culture Commission of Contra Costa County (ACS) and the Contra Costa County Community Services Bureau (CSB), and it shows children at play at Head Start preschools throughout the county, according to information provided by the two agencies.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news United States Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:10:12 +0000 11849 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Children who go to daycare are better behaved, more advanced: study http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/10/children-who-go-daycare-are-better-behaved-more-advanced-study <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS&nbsp;</p> <p>It’s a familiar scene: a parent drops off a screaming child at daycare only to walk away and feel addled with guilt all day long. Not only does the parent worry that their child is traumatized by the separation, but there’s also the concern that daycare could expose them to social and physical ills.</p> <p>But working parents can shake off their guilt now thanks to a French study that found kids who go to centre-based daycare are better behaved and more cognitively advanced than their peers who stay at home with a parent or caregiver.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Europe child development Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:10:48 +0000 11850 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> From affordable childcare to flexible working options - give parents a workable choice http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/10/affordable-childcare-flexible-working-options-give-parents-workable- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Call for support for working parents in Budget 2019 </div> </div> </div> <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Our economy is practically at full employment; industries are under pressure to compete, and services are stretched because we currently do not have an adequate labour supply.</p> <p>Employers are adapting, with flexible working and remote working options, new processes, bringing in overseas labour supply, and contracting services and aspects of production elsewhere.</p> <p>Our Government is missing a trick, however, in not enabling our citizens to work.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Europe mother's labour force participation Wed, 10 Oct 2018 14:00:40 +0000 11845 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Parenting is different to teaching - and children need both http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/10/parenting-different-teaching-and-children-need-both <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS&nbsp;</p> <p>As a parent of a toddler, I see every day the benefits of early childhood education and care. I watch my son develop social skills and a sense of independence, the beginnings of literacy and numeracy and most importantly, his curiosity about the world and fascination at all the things there are to learn in it.</p> <p>I am not arrogant enough to take all the credit for this. Of course, we teach him about the world and share his curiosity for it but we must acknowledge the contribution of his teachers.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Australia and New Zealand Wed, 10 Oct 2018 13:44:26 +0000 11842 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Zambian VP calls for timely intervention to address early childhood education in southern Africa http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/10/zambian-vp-calls-timely-intervention-address-early-childhood-educati <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p><strong>LUSAKA, Oct. 3 (Xinhua)</strong> -- Zambian Vice-President Inonge Wina on Wednesday urged leaders in the southern African region for timely intervention to address early childhood education.</p> <p>The Zambian vice-president said governments in the region stand to lose if they do not invest in children's early years of life.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Africa Tue, 09 Oct 2018 19:57:11 +0000 11840 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Put quality early childhood education for all on the top of the agenda for goverments http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/10/put-quality-early-childhood-education-all-top-agenda-goverments <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Education International’s member organisations have firmly reminded governments that early childhood education is a fundamental human right and a public good, which must be made available to all young children.</p> <p>This call was made at the Education international (EI) Global Seminar on early childhood education (ECE), held in Nairobi, Kenya, from 24-25 September; an event followed by a meeting of the ECE Working Group on 26 September.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news International Tue, 09 Oct 2018 19:35:23 +0000 11839 at http://www.childcarecanada.org