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 */ ?> Pour continuer à grandir: Commission sur l’éducation à la petite enfance http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/02/pour-continuer-%C3%A0-grandir-commission-sur-l%E2%80%99%C3%A9ducation-%C3%A0-la-pe <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><strong><em>To keep growing: Report by the Early Childhood Education Commission</em></strong></p> <p>In 1997, the Québec government published its Family Policy, Les enfants au cœur de nos choix. Twenty years later, the Early Childhood Education Commission was established to evaluate early childhood educational services and their impact on young children.</p> <p><strong>The commission and its work</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Quebec quality review universal Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:21:41 +0000 10270 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 */ ?> Allison Hanes: Toward free early childhood education for all? http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/02/allison-hanes-toward-free-early-childhood-education-all <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>Twenty years ago, Quebec distinguished itself as the most family-friendly place in North America by introducing high-quality, subsidized daycare at an affordable price.</p> <p>Of course what started out as a universal $5-a-day program in 1997 increased in price over time and parents now contribute between $7.75 and $21.20 per day, depending on their income. But compared to families elsewhere in Canada, who pay the equivalent of a second mortgage for sometimes sketchy care, Quebecers are blessed.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Quebec quality access review Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:42:17 +0000 10269 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 */ ?> The visual arts in early childhood education http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/02/visual-arts-early-childhood-education <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Journal of Childhood Studies Special Issue Vol. 41 No. 4 (2016) </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> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada curricula and pedagogy child outcomes Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:33:11 +0000 10268 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 */ ?> Engaging Alberta municipal level governments in support of early learning and care http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/02/engaging-alberta-municipal-level-governments-support-early- <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>Introduction</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Alberta access government initiative municipal Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:53:05 +0000 10267 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 learning and childcare delivering for disadvantaged children in England http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/02/early-learning-and-childcare-delivering-disadvantaged-child <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&nbsp;</p> <p>There is a large and stubborn gap in outcomes between disadvantaged children and their peers by age 5 in England. This is in spite of substantial early years investment over 15 years and clear evidence that regular, high-quality early learning can transform life chances. This paper reviews the impact of policies to date, considers the outlook for disadvantaged children and the threat to their provision from the new 30-hour entitlement and proposes a new future direction.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:39:23 +0000 10266 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 education curricula: Human rights and citizenship in early childhood education http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/02/early-childhood-education-curricula-human-rights-and-citize <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 curricula and pedagogy discourse of early childhood human rights Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:17:48 +0000 10265 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 */ ?> Greater Victoria district adds kindergarten spaces http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/02/greater-victoria-district-adds-kindergarten-spaces <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>A jump in enrolment has prompted the Greater Victoria school district to add more space for English and French immersion kindergarten students.</p> <p>French immersion programs at George Jay Elementary and Sir James Douglas Elementary will each get another class, with enough English spaces created to accommodate all students in their school-catchment areas.</p> <p>District superintendent Piet Langstraat said student enrolment is expected to grow by about 2,000 over the next decade. Population growth among kindergarten-age students is especially high.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news British Columbia spaces access Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:36:44 +0000 10263 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 */ ?> Many Canadians too cash-strapped to raise children http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/02/many-canadians-too-cash-strapped-raise-children <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>Mike Neudorf and his wife Melissa always hoped to have two children, spaced two years apart.</p> <p>“I have a younger brother who is two years apart and that seemed to work fairly well,” he says.</p> <p>The Surrey, B.C., couple had their first child, a daughter named Chloe, in the winter of 2015. That joy was followed nearly a year later by some sobering number-crunching.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada access cost Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:24:23 +0000 10262 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 */ ?> Systemic racial discrimination of indigenous children in Canadian public policy http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/02/systemic-racial-discrimination-indigenous-children-canadian-public-p <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> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada aboriginal access social inequality Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:20:09 +0000 10261 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 rebate not enough for families in 2017, Education Department says http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/02/childcare-rebate-not-enough-families-2017-education-department-says <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 figures from the Department of Education show 3,600 families hit the annual cap on the childcare rebate just halfway through the financial year.</p> <p>The data shows these families used up all their rebate by mid-January, leaving them with no Government support and full fees until the end of June.</p> <p>The department figures show 94,000 families were expected to reach the cap by the end of the financial year.</p> <p>The Government is using these figures to ramp up its calls for changes in the sector.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Australia and New Zealand access cost government subsidized Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:17:50 +0000 10260 at http://www.childcarecanada.org