ChildcareCanada.org - Online documents 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 */ ?> Charlevoix commitment on equality and economic growth- 2018 http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/07/charlevoix-commitment-equality-and-economic-growth-2018-0 <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>The G7 countries- representing the seven largest advanced economies in the world- met in Charlevoix, Quebec this June. A discussion of removing barriers to economic growth included addressing the root causes of gender inequality. The G7 agreed to improve access to child benefits and parental leave as well as to affordable, high quality child care.</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice International Sun, 01 Jul 2018 16:22:22 +0000 11684 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 */ ?> Study on quality of early childhood education and care in Georgia: Tbilisi http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/07/study-quality-early-childhood-education-and-care-georgia-tb <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>The purpose of this study was to identify the benefits and challenges of introducing a new curriculum framework and professional development tool for early educators in preschools in Georgia. Five dimensions of quality were assessed: accessibility, workforce, curriculum, monitoring, and governance. The report makes recommendations to enhance quality, based on the findings.&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice International Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:16:22 +0000 11671 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 */ ?> Income of families and individuals: T1 Family File, 2016 http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/07/income-families-and-individuals-t1-family-file-2016 <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>This data release shows a fall in the rates of children living in low-income families across all provinces and territories. Specifically, showing that child low-income rates have fallen more for children in lone-parent families and throughout the country for children living in most census metropolitan areas.&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPT</p> <p>According to the Census Family After-tax Low-Income Measure (CFLIM-AT),&nbsp;19.6% of children lived in low income in&nbsp;2016, down from&nbsp;20.9% in&nbsp;2015.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:51:09 +0000 11667 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 */ ?> Return to work: parental decision making http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/07/return-work-parental-decision-making <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>This research report, commissioned by the Government Equalities Office, seeks to gain insight into how parents make decisions about the sharing of childcare responsibilities and returning to work. The report outlines "testable interventions to encourage parents to equalise (or move closer to equalising) the gender balance of work and childcare responsibilities, in particular by motivating fathers to take a more active caring role."</p> <p>Executive summary</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:13:15 +0000 11663 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 */ ?> Factors that support and hinder including infants with disabilities in child care http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/07/factors-support-and-hinder-including-infants-disabilities-c <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>Abstract</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice United States Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:57:34 +0000 11653 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 */ ?> An exploration of parental preferences for child care services in Canada http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/07/exploration-parental-preferences-child-care-services-canada <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>&nbsp;</p> <p>This article explores parental preferences for child care service providers according to parents' high/low-income status. Results suggest that parents’ choices are influenced by staff, facilities, fees, programs, and convenience. The preferences of low-income parents differed from those of high-income parents, particularly regarding price and convenience. Interestingly, this research found that regardless of government assisted programs, parental preferences based on income status still exist. </p> <p>ABSTRACT</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice New Brunswick Tue, 10 Jul 2018 19:54:29 +0000 11652 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 */ ?> Early childhood workforce index 2018 http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/07/early-childhood-workforce-index-2018 <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>The second of a biennial series, this report out of University of California, Berkeley reviews the early childhood workforce across 50 American states. A comprehensive analysis of data on remuneration and working conditions concludes with robust, evidence based policy recommendations to support the economic security and well-being of early childhood staff.</p> <p><strong>About the report</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice United States Fri, 06 Jul 2018 17:57:18 +0000 11638 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 */ ?> Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/07/care-work-and-care-jobs-future-decent-work <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>A new ILO report provides a global picture of the care economy and a compelling and evidence-based case for making quality care work a priority in national policy agendas. &nbsp;</p> <p>PREFACE</p> <p>Care work and care jobs for the future of decent work is an important contribution to the ILO’s women at work centenary initiative and to the process that the ILO is undertaking to guide its work for social justice as it advances into its second centenary.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe Tue, 03 Jul 2018 14:13:52 +0000 11626 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 deserts in Canada http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/06/child-care-deserts-canada <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>&nbsp;</p> <p>This report shows the variability of child care coverage across Canada. It calls on policy-makers to address the shortage of affordable child care spaces in Canada and to consider the impact of disparities in coverage in both urban and rural areas.</p> <p>Excutive summary</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada Fri, 29 Jun 2018 18:54:40 +0000 11623 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 */ ?> Parents as consumers of early childhood education: Research findings 2017 http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/06/parents-consumers-early-childhood-education-research-findin <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>&nbsp;</p> <p>This research was commissioned to help providers and advocates of early childhood education better understand the needs and motivations of parents across the socioeconomic spectrum, and, to ensure that parents’ voices are at the forefront of conversations about early childhood programs and policy.&nbsp;</p> <p>Key Findings</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice United States Fri, 29 Jun 2018 16:34:13 +0000 11622 at http://www.childcarecanada.org