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Efficiency and evidence-based practice in early childhood education and care: CRRU’s analysis of the ECEC recommendations in the Drummond report

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Childcare Resource and Research Unit
Press release
Publication Date: 
17 Feb 2012
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The Drummond report (Commission on the Reform of Ontario's Public Services) makes two recommendations about the full-day kindergarten (FDK) element of early childhood education and care (ECEC) but includes very little of the other key element-child care. This analysis responds to the FDK recommendations and to the virtual omission of child care from the perspective of efficiency and evidence-based practice, two of the Commission's declared approaches.