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 */ ?> Junior kindergarten for 4-year-olds http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/01/junior-kindergarten-4-year-olds <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The quality of the educational environment and its association with school readiness among children from disadvantaged backgrounds </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>&nbsp;</p> <p>Overview</p> <p>The academic success of children from disadvantaged areas, many of whom enter school with a significant cognitive and socio-affective gap relative to their more advantaged peers, is a source of concern for our society.</p> <p>To help provide all children with equal opportunities, in 2013 the Québec government introduced a new measure providing full-day kindergarten for 4-year-olds to foster school readiness in children from disadvantaged areas.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Quebec child development curricula and pedagogy kindergarten outcomes quality school system disadvantaged children Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:11:39 +0000 11118 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 */ ?> Quebec’s childcare program at 20 http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/01/quebec%E2%80%99s-childcare-program-20 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> How it has done, and what the rest of Canada can learn </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>&nbsp;</p> <p>Description</p> <p>Twenty years since the inception of Quebec's child care program, Pierre Fortin offers an economic analysis of and insight into the question, "Have the effects of Quebec's childcare program on mothers' incomes and child development been positive and significant enough to justify the cost?" Fortin&nbsp;engages with arguments made by the Fraser Institute and the Montreal Economic Institute, presenting evidence to counter. In doing so, a more nuanced understanding of how Quebec's childcare policies have impacted residents and the economy emerges.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Quebec child development economics gender child care cost data family mothers labour force participation policy work/life balance workforce Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:35:59 +0000 11115 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 */ ?> State of the world's fathers: Time for action http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/01/state-worlds-fathers-time-action <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 2017 </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>&nbsp;</p> <p>Foreward</p> <p>Nothing can prepare you for meeting your children for the first time: you are overwhelmed by a feeling of responsibility for their happiness and well-being, and you are determined to do your absolute best in this new role. The influence your parents have had on you, both good and bad, dawns on you: their successes, which should be replicated and their mistakes, which should be avoided.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice International economics gender maternity and parental leave poverty child care equality policy Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:07:42 +0000 11114 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 and young people in urban environments http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/01/children-and-young-people-urban-environments <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> International Conference on Urban Risks, Lisbon, Portugal </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>&nbsp;</p> <p>Abstract</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice International child development curricula and pedagogy legislation and regulation health and safety play policy Wed, 10 Jan 2018 17:16:34 +0000 11094 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 */ ?> Risk perception, regulation, and unlicensed child care: lessons from Ontario, Canada http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/01/risk-perception-regulation-and-unlicensed-child-care-lesson <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>Abstract</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Ontario accessibility legislation and regulation child care cost family government home child care market neo-liberal risk Wed, 10 Jan 2018 15:12:21 +0000 11090 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 */ ?> Childcare and early years survey of parents in England, 2017 http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/01/childcare-and-early-years-survey-parents-england-2017 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Findings from the January 2017 to August 2017 survey of parents on childcare and early years. </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>&nbsp;</p> <p>Description</p> <p>This publication provides information on a survey of parents with children aged 0 to 14. It covers parents’ use of childcare and early years provision, and their views and experiences, including:</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe affordability availability demand funding spaces civic engagement data early childhood education and care entitlement hours social policy survey Tue, 09 Jan 2018 19:54:44 +0000 11088 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 */ ?> Uncovering the inner workings of states' early childhood policies http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/12/uncovering-inner-workings-states-early-childhood-policies <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Results from a new tool for changemakers focused on transforming the workforce </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>&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p><strong>Next Steps</strong><br />Given the nature of the early childhood field, it&nbsp;is unsurprising to note that while there are some commonalities across these three states, workforce standards, competencies, governance, funding, policies and requirements-particularly those around preparation-vary tremendously. This is the case nationally as well.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice United States advocacy qualifications social policy workforce Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:42:53 +0000 11059 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 */ ?> Aboriginal Head Start in Urban and Northern Communities: Closing the gap in health and education outcomes for Indigenous children in Canada http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/12/aboriginal-head-start-urban-and-northern-communities-closin <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>KEY MESSAGES</p> <p>• A new study by Statistics CanadaFootnote 
1found evidence that Indigenous early childhood development programs such as Aboriginal Head Start in Urban and Northern Communities (AHSUNC) are associated with <strong>positive health and education outcomes for both elementary and intermediate/high school</strong> aged Canadian Indigenous children.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada education system health and safety indigenous Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:47:25 +0000 11057 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 */ ?> No more nappy valley but childcare still an issue for working women http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/12/no-more-nappy-valley-childcare-still-issue-working-women <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Childcare worries hold more women than men back from workforce participation. The only remedy is a change in culture </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>&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveal that childcare remains the biggest barrier to women either entering the workforce or taking on more hours. The data show that women, whether they are employed or not, will always rate the issue of caring for children more highly than do men, when it comes to thinking about their working life.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Australia and New Zealand accessibility affordability gender mother's labour force participation Women Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:52:42 +0000 11055 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 */ ?> Time out: Child care fees in Canada 2017 http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/12/time-out-child-care-fees-canada-2017 <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>EXECUTIVE SUMMARY</p> <p>This study is the latest in a series of studies conducted annually since 2014 including The Parent Trap (2014), They Go Up So Fast (2015) and A Growing Concern (2016).</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada affordability child care cost fees Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:35:49 +0000 11053 at http://www.childcarecanada.org