The Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC and the Early Childhood Educators of BC are pleased to share our Community Plan for a Public System of Integrated Early Care and Learning.
Our Plan offers a concrete, innovative and ambitious way forward and provides a framework for significant and lasting system change in British Columbia.
The Plan...is a "made in BC" solution, informed by national and international evidence
While this Plan grew out of the lived experience in BC and builds on our strengths, it also owes much to lessons
learned elsewhere. Based on the evidence, it rejects corporate, big box child care as the answer to the current
child care crisis and instead looks to public systems that work well -- systems that integrate child care and education under one lead ministry (increasingly Education), and where child care and learning come together as
strong and equal partners.
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A public system of integrated early care and learning: Fact sheets