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 */ ?> Les maternelles 4 ans: la qualité de l'environnement éducatif et son apport à la préparation à l'école chez les enfants en milieux défavorisés http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/05/les-maternelles-4-ans-la-qualit%C3%A9-de-lenvironnement-%C3%A9ducatif <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> <p>The academic success of children from disadvantaged areas, many of whom enter school with a significant cognitive and socio-affective gap relative to their more advantaged peers, is a source of concern for our society.</p> <p>To help provide all children with equal opportunities, in 2013 the Québec government introduced a new measure providing full-day kindergarten for 4-year-olds to foster school readiness in children from disadvantaged areas.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Quebec kindergarten quality disadvantaged children Wed, 24 May 2017 19:23:56 +0000 10543 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 state of preschool 2016: State preschool yearbook http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/05/state-preschool-2016-state-preschool-yearbook <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> <p>State of Preschool 2016 is the latest edition of our annual yearbook report profiling state-funded prekindergarten programs in the United States. NIEER’s State Preschool Yearbook is the only national report on state-funded preschool programs with detailed information on enrollment, funding, teacher qualifications, and other policies related to quality, such as the presence of a qualified teacher and assistant, small class size, and low teacher-to-student ratio.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice United States funding pre-school fiscal policy Wed, 24 May 2017 18:51:18 +0000 10542 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 */ ?> Towards a better future for women and work http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/05/towards-better-future-women-and-work <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Voices of women and men </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>SUMMARY OF KEY FINDINGS</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice International equality female labour force participation policy Wed, 24 May 2017 18:34:34 +0000 10541 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 demand for teacher characteristics in the market for child care http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/05/demand-teacher-characteristics-market-child-care <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Evidence from a field experiment </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>ABSTRACT</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice United States legislation and regulation market qualifications Wed, 24 May 2017 18:09:58 +0000 10540 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 Ontario daycare rules unnecessary, city councillor says http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/05/new-ontario-daycare-rules-unnecessary-city-councillor-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>The chair of Ottawa's community services committee is pushing back against new rules from Queen's Park, warning that changes to daycare rules will cost families more money and cause the city to cut its own recreation programs.&nbsp;</p> <p>Starting next September, children under the age of six will be banned from before-and-after-school programs run by the City of Ottawa. The province will only allow licensed daycare providers to look after young children.</p> <p>Almost 2,000 children attend the city's unlicensed before- and after-school programs.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Ontario legislation and regulation pre-school licensing Wed, 24 May 2017 17:25:13 +0000 10539 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 */ ?> Why aren’t there more women in the labor force across the globe? http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/05/why-aren%E2%80%99t-there-more-women-labor-force-across-globe <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>Gallup and the International Labor Organization (ILO) recently released a landmark report on global attitudes toward women and work.</p> <p>Based on a study conducted across 142 countries and territories, the report finds that the majority of both men (66%) and women (70%) prefer that women participate in paid work.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news International female labour force participation Women Wed, 24 May 2017 15:30:18 +0000 10538 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 NDP pledge $15-a-day child care beginning next year http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/05/nova-scotia-ndp-pledge-15-day-child-care-beginning-next-year <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>Nova Scotia New Democrats are promising to bring in $15-a-day child care beginning next year if they win the May 30 provincial election, a pledge the other parties quickly dismissed as likely beyond the province’s means.</p> <p>Party leader Gary Burrill also said Tuesday that his party would provide free child care to families whose net income is less than $30,000 annually and create 400 new spaces across the province.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Nova Scotia affordability government Wed, 24 May 2017 15:15:45 +0000 10537 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 graduates take charge of early learning in Nunavut hamlet http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/05/new-graduates-take-charge-early-learning-nunavut-hamlet <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>Pond Inlet families celebrated the graduation of six new early childhood educators this month, graduates of the Baffin community’s first-ever program of its kind.</p> <p>Nunavut Arctic College launched the two-year Early Childhood Education diploma program in 2015, the first to be offered outside of Iqaluit.</p> <p>Samantha Koonoo was one of six graduates on stage to collect her diploma at a May 12 ceremony.</p> <p>“I kept saying, I’m going to push myself to finish because it’s going to feel good,” she said. “I was amazed with myself.”</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Nunavut quality workforce Wed, 24 May 2017 15:06:39 +0000 10536 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 */ ?> Why 4-year colleges may want to rethink their early childhood programs http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/05/why-4-year-colleges-may-want-rethink-their-early-childhood-programs <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>Over the course of about nine months, researchers sent nearly 11,000 resumes to apply for 2,772 childcare job openings. They were testing a number of hypotheses about how childcare providers make distinctions among candidates with varying work and education experience as well as personal characteristics. Among several major findings was that childcare providers do not favor applicants with a bachelor’s degree over those with an associate degree.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news United States education system workforce Wed, 24 May 2017 14:36:36 +0000 10534 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 */ ?> Campus child care made it possible for this young parent to graduate college. Now Trump wants to ax the program. http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/05/campus-child-care-made-it-possible-young-parent-graduate-college-now <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>Starting St. Louis Community College at Forest Park with an infant daughter and 2-year-old son posed some challenges for Ssire Ivy. While family and friends offered to help out from time to time, it was not a permanent solution. Although Ivy applied for Missouri’s child-care program for low-income parents, her application was still being processed on her first day of school.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news United States accessibility work/life balance Wed, 24 May 2017 14:30:27 +0000 10533 at http://www.childcarecanada.org