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 */ ?> Living a nonprofit lie http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/09/living-nonprofit-lie <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Childcare workers who can’t afford childcare </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> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news United States Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:01:11 +0000 11803 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 */ ?> OPINION: When a low census count hurts children’s well-being http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/09/opinion-when-low-census-count-hurts-children%E2%80%99s-well-being <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The dangers of discrepancies for early education </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 2020 census is mired in challenges that could shortchange the official count by 1.5 million children younger than age 5, a recent report cautions.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news United States Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:34:00 +0000 11802 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 */ ?> Labor unions help employees take more paid maternity leave http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/09/labor-unions-help-employees-take-more-paid-maternity-leave <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>Union-represented working mothers are at least 17 percent more likely to use paid maternity leave than comparable nonunion working mothers.</p> <p>Facilitating working mothers' use of paid maternity leave is a key issue for policymakers and workers in many countries. And the United States is far behind in this global movement; the United States is the only industrialized nation that lacks universal paid leave for new parents, although there are now a very small number of state-based programs and many employer-provided plans.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news United States Mon, 24 Sep 2018 15:05:08 +0000 11801 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 policy changes slowly creating improvements in B.C., advocate says http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/09/child-care-policy-changes-slowly-creating-improvements-bc-advocate-s <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Advocate says there has been progress making child care more affordable in the province </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>Even though it is slow going, one advocate says B.C. has made "giant" strides "towards fixing [its] child care chaos."</p> <p>The state of the province's child care was in the news again Tuesday after the parents of Macallan Saini, a 16-month-old toddler who died at a daycare in Vancouver in January 2017, filed a lawsuit in B.C. Supreme Court alleging negligence.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news British Columbia Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:56:41 +0000 11800 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 */ ?> NDP promises affordable child care, ending privatization in health care http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/09/ndp-promises-affordable-child-care-ending-privatization-health-care <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> It&#039;s been 13 years since the NDP held a seat in the New Brunswick Legislature </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>After more than a decade, the NDP is hoping to take back a seat in the New Brunswick Legislature in next week's election.</p> <p>It's been 13 years since the NDP has had a seat in the legislature ever since Elizabeth Weir — who was elected four times between 1991 and 2003 — retired from politics and left her position as head of the NDP in New Brunswick.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news New Brunswick Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:38:19 +0000 11799 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 */ ?> Ontario opens door to more public funds for ‘big box’ child care http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/09/ontario-opens-door-more-public-funds-%E2%80%98big-box%E2%80%99-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>The Ontario government has changed the rules to give profit-making, “big box” daycare operators more access to public funds, raising concerns among advocates that quality will suffer.</p> <p>NDP child care critic Doly Begum raised the issue in the legislature on Wednesday, saying studies show non-profit daycare “offers higher standards of care and better wages for workers. This is why child-care advocates have urged the province to expand not-for-profit, child-care spaces.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Ontario Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:14:42 +0000 11797 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 */ ?> More child-care spaces opening on P.E.I. http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/09/more-child-care-spaces-opening-pei <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 358 expected to be opened by October, with money from federal government </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>Fifty new child-care spaces opened in Bloomfield, P.E.I., in September, bringing the number of new child-care spaces to 171 across the Island since April, the province says.</p> <p>Another 187 spaces are expected to open by October in the east, west and central parts of the province, according to the Department of Education, Early Learning and Culture. Another call for applications to open new centres will go out this fall.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Prince Edward Island Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:52:46 +0000 11796 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 is ignoring early childcare at its peril http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/09/state-ignoring-early-childcare-its-peril <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> We must allocate a greater part of GDP to create affordable, high-quality childcare </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 last few days have been crucial for thousands of parents, and for many of them stressful,&nbsp;as they entrust their children to a creche or pre-school for the first time. They want to know that their&nbsp;children are being looked after by trained professionals, and that they can afford to pay the fees.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Europe Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:04:16 +0000 11795 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 */ ?> In focus: A golden opportunity? http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/09/focus-golden-opportunity <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The reform of early childhood education and care in England, Scotland and Sweden is a story of missed opportunities and incremental change, argues Peter Moss </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>Between 1996 and 1998, England, Scotland and Sweden undertook a similar major reform of early childhood education and care (ECEC): they moved responsibility for all ECEC into education.</p> <p>An Anglo-Scottish team (myself, Bronwen Cohen, Pat Petrie and Jennifer Wallace) has been studying the consequences of this reform, comparing what happened next in the three countries. The results raise serious and worrying questions about policy and provision in England and Scotland.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Europe Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:28:08 +0000 11793 at http://www.childcarecanada.org