News

09
Aug

The importance of facility quality in early education

  EXCERPTS At Development Centers' Winston Head Start program in northwest Detroit, a temperamental boiler kept staff on edge daily. When it broke down, parents scrambled for childcare, often days at a time. "That...
09
Aug

Worries mount for private, non-profit childcare centres ahead of N.S. pre-primary rollout

  EXCERPTS As Nova Scotia continues to move towards the anticipated pre-primary rollout, many private and non-profit child care program providers are feeling on edge. "They have children currently enrolled in their...
08
Aug

Australians are paying more for childcare than mortgages and food, leading to calls for action

  EXCERPTS Childcare costs are driving Australian families to breaking point with an exclusive survey for News Corp Australia finding close to 40 per cent are paying more than or equal to their mortgage in out of pocket...
08
Aug

Effects of child–caregiver ratio on the interactions between caregivers and children in child-care centres: An experimental study

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08
Aug

New effort to reform early education gives some a sense of deja vu

  EXCERPTS The line behind the microphone snaked down the aisle, as two dozen people stepped up to advocate for their slice of the early childhood education pie. Several members of the local education workers union...
08
Aug

Applause for early childhood educator pay hike

  EXCERPTS The province's early childhood educators are getting a pay hike. Dale Kirby, minister of Education and Early Childhood Development Dale Kirby announced Thursday that the provincial government will be topping...
08
Aug

Affordable housing tower to open $25-a-day daycare in SW Calgary

  EXCERPTS Parents living in a Manchester affordable housing tower will soon have the convenience of dropping their children off at a $25-a-day daycare within the building. City council approved a land-use amendment...
08
Aug

Quebec daycare a model for Canada, but province shouldn't rest on its laurels

  EXCERPTS The decision about whether both parents work or one stays home to look after the kids is an intensely personal matter for Canadian families. Some moms (or dads) just want to be there when their children are...
02
Aug

New Child Care Act And Regulations now in effect

  EXCERPTS Education and Early Childhood Development
Minister Kirby Introduces New Child Care Act The Honourable Dale Kirby, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, announced the new Child Care Act and...
02
Aug

CCAAC submission to the Standing Committee on Finance: Pre-budget consultation, 2018

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