The OCBCC and AECEO are releasing four policy briefs that summarize community consensus, research and policy recommendations on the Ontario’s government’s proposed regulatory changes to the Child Care and Early Years Act (CCEYA).
Brief #1 responds to the proposed Schedule 2, which would introduce a new, optional age grouping model.
Policy Brief #1: Age Groupings, Ratios, Group Size and Proportion of Qualified Staff
Brief #2 responds to proposed changes to qualifications, including the re-definition of “qualified employee”, the use of unqualified short-term supply staff, and removing a requirement for child care supervisors to have experience in licensed child care.
Policy Brief #2: Qualifications
Brief #3 responds to the proposal to create of an online registry of unlicensed home child care providers.
Policy Brief #3: Unlicensed child care registry
Brief #4 responds to a proposal to allow specified Authorized Recreational and Skill Building Programs to operate for more than three consecutive hours a day.
Policy Brief #4: Authorized Recreation and Skill Building Programs