ChildcareCanada.org - All online documents. http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents This is the main feed for childcarecanada.org. It contains all online documents and childcare in the news items. en /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> The importance of facility quality in early education http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/08/importance-facility-quality-early-education <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>At Development Centers' Winston Head Start program in northwest Detroit, a temperamental boiler kept staff on edge daily. When it broke down, parents scrambled for childcare, often days at a time.</p> <p>"That boiler continued to impede our ability to provide high quality education for these children," says Sally Bond, director of development at Development Centers, a Head Start provider. "These children and families deserved better."</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice United States quality early childhood education and care infrastructure Wed, 09 Aug 2017 17:53:42 +0000 10753 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 */ ?> Worries mount for private, non-profit childcare centres ahead of N.S. pre-primary rollout http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/08/worries-mount-private-non-profit-childcare-centres-ahead-ns-pre-prim <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>As Nova Scotia continues to move towards the anticipated pre-primary rollout, many private and non-profit child care program providers are feeling on edge.</p> <p>"They have children currently enrolled in their programs, the [school] board is telling parents not to withdraw their children on the chance that the program will not start on its intended date," said Pam Streeter, a member of the Private Licensed Administrators Association.</p> <p>"It really puts them at a huge disadvantage to budget and plan for the coming year."</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Nova Scotia budget full-day early learning child care Wed, 09 Aug 2017 16:42:38 +0000 10752 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 */ ?> Sustaining fertility through public policy: The range of options http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/07/sustaining-fertility-through-public-policy-range-options <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 maternity and parental leave birth rate social policy Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:38:41 +0000 10709 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 */ ?> Australian families spend twice as much for childcare as they are for food according to exclusive survey http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/08/australian-families-spend-twice-much-childcare-they-are-food-accordi <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>More than a third of Australian families are paying twice as much for childcare as they are spending on food, while another third admit the cost of childcare has forced them to be late paying their bills. </p> <p>These are just some of the worrying statistics from an exclusive survey that shows how much pain parents are enduring to put children to childcare.</p> <p>And it proves that you are not alone in suffering from childcare bill shock.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Australia and New Zealand mother's labour force participation fees income Tue, 08 Aug 2017 19:00:12 +0000 10751 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 */ ?> Effects of child–caregiver ratio on the interactions between caregivers and children in child-care centres: An experimental study http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/08/effects-child%E2%80%93caregiver-ratio-interactions-between-caregive <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 Europe quality early childhood education and care ratios Tue, 08 Aug 2017 15:55:16 +0000 10750 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 */ ?> Fertility: Fewer children, older moms http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/07/fertility-fewer-children-older-moms <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>Let's see, your great-grandfather was 1 of 7 children. Your grandmother was 1 of 4 children and you are 1 of 3 kids. You are thinking of having 1 or 2 kids, or, if you happen to be a statistician, that's currently an average of 1.61 children per woman.</p> <p>Over the past 150 years, Canada has changed from a high-fertility society where women had many children during their lives to a low-fertility society where women are having fewer children overall and at increasingly older ages.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada birth rate family Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:26:39 +0000 10708 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 effort to reform early education gives some a sense of deja vu http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/08/new-effort-reform-early-education-gives-some-sense-deja-vu <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>The line behind the microphone snaked down the aisle, as two dozen people stepped up to advocate for their slice of the early childhood education pie. </p> <p>Several members of the local education workers union argued for collective bargaining rights for child care workers. A representative from the research policy center Zero to Three spoke up "on behalf of the near 1.5 million infants and toddlers in California," while someone from First 5 LA mentioned the need for more transitional kindergarten opportunities for four-year-olds.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news United States legislation and regulation government social policy Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:44:00 +0000 10749 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 */ ?> Applause for early childhood educator pay hike http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/08/applause-early-childhood-educator-pay-hike <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>The province's early childhood educators are getting a pay hike.</p> <p>Dale Kirby, minister of Education and Early Childhood Development Dale Kirby announced Thursday that the provincial government will be topping up the Early Learning and Child Care supplement, an annual supplement paid to certified working early childhood educators.</p> <p>The news follows the implementation earlier this week of the province's new Child Care Act.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Newfoundland pay professionalization wages Tue, 08 Aug 2017 14:09:41 +0000 10748 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 */ ?> Affordable housing tower to open $25-a-day daycare in SW Calgary http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/08/affordable-housing-tower-open-25-day-daycare-sw-calgary <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>Parents living in a Manchester affordable housing tower will soon have the convenience of dropping their children off at a $25-a-day daycare within the building.</p> <p>City council approved a land-use amendment Monday that will pave the way for Thornhill Child Care to open a facility at 5717 2nd Street S.W., marking the first daycare operating in a Calgary Housing Company building. </p> <p>The Lumino building, where the daycare will be located, is an 88-unit affordable housing development with various rent levels managed by the city-owned company. </p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Alberta accessibility affordability child care Tue, 08 Aug 2017 12:55:29 +0000 10747 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 daycare a model for Canada, but province shouldn't rest on its laurels http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/08/quebec-daycare-model-canada-province-shouldnt-rest-its-laurels <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>The decision about whether both parents work or one stays home to look after the kids is an intensely personal matter for Canadian families.</p> <p>Some moms (or dads) just want to be there when their children are young so they don't feel like they're missing out. Some can't fathom stepping away from their careers and balance work with home life. Some scale back to part-time hours or do contract work so they can have the best of both worlds. Whatever they do, it should be a choice - one made in the family's best interests.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Quebec economics mother's labour force participation child care Tue, 08 Aug 2017 12:36:53 +0000 10746 at http://www.childcarecanada.org