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 */ ?> Province’s child care affordability study to be led by U of T prof http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/07/province%E2%80%99s-child-care-affordability-study-be-led-u-t-prof <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>Queen's Park has tapped University of Toronto economics professor Gordon Cleveland to lead a review of child care affordability in Ontario and suggest ways to make the service less costly for families.</p> <p>And Toronto mother of two Shiralee Hudson Hill says Cleveland's recommendations "can't come fast enough."</p> <p>"We keep hearing about data collection and reports and the findings just confirm what we already know: child care is unaffordable," said Hill, who pays more than $32,000 in child care fees for her two daughters aged 1 and 4.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Ontario affordability child care fees Thu, 20 Jul 2017 12:00:23 +0000 10707 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 */ ?> After 30 years... How is child care in Canada doing and where to next? http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/07/after-30-years-how-child-care-canada-doing-and-where-next <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>The Canadian Child Care Federation's summer edition of Interaction features five lively and timely discussions between leaders in the ECEC sector as well as a retrospective piece from Martha Friendly in a reflective letter to her former self.&nbsp;</p> <p>Pg. 16-28, CCCF's founders and leaders discuss child care issues and directions for the sector<br />Pg. 28-29, Retrospective piece by Martha Friendly<br />Pg. 30-32, Provincial updates</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada early childhood education and care policy social policies and programs Women workforce Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:55:35 +0000 10706 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 */ ?> Reconciliation of work and private life: A comparative review of thirty European countries http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/07/reconciliation-work-and-private-life-comparative-review-thi <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 Europe child care family policy female participation in the workforce work/life balance Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:31:04 +0000 10705 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 */ ?> Study of early education and development (SEED): Impact study on early education use and child outcomes up to age three http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/07/study-early-education-and-development-seed-impact-study-ear <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> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe child development disadvantaged children early childhood education and care entitlement Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:04:24 +0000 10704 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 */ ?> Parentdex: A report on the attitudes of parents towards childcare http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/07/parentdex-report-attitudes-parents-towards-childcare <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A comparethemarket.com report on the attitudes of parents towards 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>&nbsp;</p> <p>Description</p> <p>For the second Parentdex, comparethemarket.com once again polled parents across the nation on their attitudes towards childcare. Quite clearly, it’s an issue that continues to raise several concerns and questions, especially as it puts an ever-increasing strain on the household budget.</p> <p>-reprinted from Compare the Market&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe accessibility affordability child care policy parents Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:42:47 +0000 10703 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 */ ?> Paid family leave is a work incentive http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/07/paid-family-leave-work-incentive <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>President Trump delivered his proposed 2018 budget to Congress recently, while other policies have received more attention, the blueprint includes an ambitious proposal for paid family leave.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news United States economics parental leave social policy Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:48:37 +0000 10702 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 truth about how much childcare costs differ around the world http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/07/truth-about-how-much-childcare-costs-differ-around-world <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>It won't come as a surprise to working mums that British childcare is amongst the most expensive in the world. A 2016 study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) found that couples living in the UK spend, on average, a mind-blowing third of their income on childcare costs.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news International child care cost parental leave Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:32:29 +0000 10701 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 */ ?> Nova Scotia pre-primary program may further disadvantage students with autism: advocates http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/07/nova-scotia-pre-primary-program-may-further-disadvantage-students-au <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>Pouring more cash into mainstream school programs while issues with inclusion are outstanding is leaving a sour taste with some Nova Scotians.</p> <p>During the May election, the Liberals promised to introduce a new pre-primary school year across the province. Stephen McNeil said it would take four years to roll out but the province will go from eight to 30 schools starting in September. Once fully in place, the Liberals say it will cost $49.4 million annually.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Nova Scotia funding disability early childhood education and care inclusion Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:49:37 +0000 10700 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 */ ?> Nova Scotia to offer free pre-primary care at 43 locations http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/07/nova-scotia-offer-free-pre-primary-care-43-locations <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 Nova Scotia government unveiled the locations for its expanded pre-primary program - bringing the total number of schools offering the program to 43.</p> <p>Education Minister Zach Churchill told reporters Tuesday that 50 pre-primary classes will open in the last week of September, contingent on hiring.</p> <p>"This is a first for us, and we know based on evidence how important pre-primary programming is," Churchill said. "We know it will have outcomes that will impact their lives."</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Nova Scotia early childhood education and care education system ratios Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:29:22 +0000 10699 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 */ ?> Challenging the wage gap: how access to childcare is related to the gender wage gap http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/07/challenging-wage-gap-how-access-childcare-related-gender-wage-gap <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>Nobody said parenting would be easy, but for mother-of-three Reya Carscallen, the parenting struggles went beyond the home.</p> <p>She was forced to make a tough decision after her maternity leave.</p> <p>"At the time, Calgary was booming. Childcare was extremely expensive and very hard to find."</p> <p>Carscallen decided to leave her job at an energy company in Calgary to take care of her kids. After a few years off, she wanted to get back into the workforce.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada gender mother's labour force participation child care wages Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:25:05 +0000 10698 at http://www.childcarecanada.org