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 */ ?> Maternal employment and the cost of childcare in Ireland http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/09/maternal-employment-and-cost-childcare-ireland <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>Executive Summary</p> <p>Childcare has become an increasingly salient issue for Irish society as the proportion of women with young children in the workforce has grown over recent decades. International comparisons of the price of formal care for preschool children indicate that Ireland has one of the highest costs as a proportion of household income across the OECD.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe gender maternity leave parental leave Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:53:58 +0000 11809 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 */ ?> Paternity leave and the motherhood penalty: New causal evidence http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/09/paternity-leave-and-motherhood-penalty-new-causal-evidence <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> <p><strong>Objective</strong>: The objective of this study was to test how a father’s paternity leave affects the within-household gender wage gap among heterosexual couples.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe gender parental leave Tue, 25 Sep 2018 15:26:30 +0000 11807 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 time to lose: Alternative federal budget 2019 http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/09/no-time-lose-alternative-federal-budget-2019 <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>"Under the Alternative Federal Budget plan, within 10 years every child in Canada will be able to access high quality ELCC services regardless of where they live, their family income or other circumstances—if the family so chooses." This report draws on data and existing resources to propose fully costed policy solutions for greater social and economic equality for all Canadians. We have highlighted the "Early learning and child care" and "Gender equality" chapters.</p> <p>Description</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:51:07 +0000 11794 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 */ ?> Indigenous early learning and child care framework http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/09/indigenous-early-learning-and-child-care-framework <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>Preamble</p> <p>The Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework represents the Government of Canada and Indigenous peoples’ work to co-develop a transformative Indigenous framework that reflects the unique cultures, aspirations and needs of First Nations, Inuit and Métis children across Canada.</p> <p>The Framework sets out a shared vision, principles and a path forward for Indigenous early learning and child care—a Canada where all Indigenous children have the opportunity to experience high-quality, culturally rooted early learning and child care programming.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:22:16 +0000 11790 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 */ ?> ‘A New Deal for Children?’ – what happened next: a cross-national study of transferring early childhood services into education http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/09/%E2%80%98-new-deal-children%E2%80%99-%E2%80%93-what-happened-next-cross-national-st <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>Authors compare the experiences of Scotland, England and Sweden after responsibility for early childhood education and care (ECEC) services were united under their respective ministries of education in the late nineties. The paper examines and compares subsequent developments and consequences of the initial reform, from 2003–2017. Outcomes varied widely in the different contexts; representing a unique learning opportunity for Canada.</p> <p>Abstract</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice International Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:16:51 +0000 11789 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 */ ?> Government of Canada, Assembly of First Nations, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and Métis National Council announce the first Indigenous early learning and child care framework http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/09/government-canada-assembly-first-nations-inuit-tapiriit-kan <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>GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 17, 2018 /CNW/</strong> - Children hold a sacred place in the cultures of Indigenous peoples and with that comes a sacred responsibility to care for them. The Assembly of First Nations, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, the Métis National Council and the Government of Canada are working together to improve early learning and child care for Indigenous children by jointly releasing a co-developed Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:44:09 +0000 11776 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 */ ?> First Nations-driven implementation essential, says AFN National Chief on federal investment in early learning and child care http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/09/first-nations-driven-implementation-essential-says-afn-nati <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>OTTAWA, Sept. 17, 2018 /CNW/</strong> -&nbsp;Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, together with AFN Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart, support the National Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework as one opportunity for First Nations to develop and implement their own early learning and child care systems.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:37:05 +0000 11775 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 */ ?> Outside the spotlight: Small changes could have big consequences for Ontario child care http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/09/outside-spotlight-small-changes-could-have-big-consequences <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>Under the guise of “choice for families” and “reducing red tape”, the Ministry of Education announced in a memo in late August that the For-Profit Maximum Percentage Threshold is being lifted and the funding to municipalities for Year 2 of the child care space expansion plan will be cut from $48 million to $25.3 million.&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Ontario Wed, 12 Sep 2018 17:17:17 +0000 11767 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 */ ?> Education at a glance 2018 http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/09/education-glance-2018 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> OECD Indicators </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>The OECD's latest edition of <em>Education at a Glance</em> reviews pertinent data pertaining to educational systems and social outcomes in OECD countries. An examination of Canadian women's educational attainment and earnings compared to those of Canadian men (see Canada's country note) and a review of ECEC systems worldwide (see pg. 162-178 of the full report) are highlights. Canadian data are missing from many tables.</p> <p>Description</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice International funding data early childhood education and care gender wage gap integrated private public ratios Tue, 11 Sep 2018 16:39:46 +0000 11765 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 */ ?> 14th International review of leave policies and related research 2018 http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/09/14th-international-review-leave-policies-and-related-resear <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>1. Introduction&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice International Tue, 11 Sep 2018 14:16:35 +0000 11761 at http://www.childcarecanada.org