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15
Jun

City launches pilot to provide affordable childcare in London, Middlesex County

  EXCERPTS The City of London announced the Licensed Child Care Affordability Pilot for London and Middlesex County on Wednesday, which provides affordable childcare for families with children zero to four years of age...
12
Jun

Child care quality: Does it matter and does it need to be improved?

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12
Jun

Daycare employees in Laval, Montreal, fight for improved workplace conditions

EXCERPTS [Video available online, '1300 daycare workers walk off the job'] Employees at 57 early childhood centers in Montreal and Laval kicked off an unlimited strike this morning. A tentative offer was presented to...
12
Jun

YWCA to open much-needed daycare in Fort Smith

Fort Smith could have a brand new daycare as early as January 1, 2019. EXCERPTS Lyda Fuller, executive director of the YWCA in Yellowknife, told Cabin Radio the daycare will be owned and...
12
Jun

Early years cuts 'pushing more children into care' in England

Children’s commissioner says nearly half of budget is spent on 73,000 children in care system EXCERPTS Increasing numbers of children will “fall through the gaps” into the care system,...
12
Jun

Trinidad and Tobago: More emphasis on ECCE

EXCERPTS EARLY CHILDHOOD Care and Education or ECCE refers to the intentional provision of education and care services for children in the early childhood years. Typically, when people think about ECCE services, they...
12
Jun

New Zealand: ECE centres too crowded, noisy and cold, researchers warn

EXCERPTS The Education Ministry needs to raise minimum standards and protect under-five year olds from cold, crowded and noisy early childhood centres, a group of researchers say. They told a seminar at the University...
12
Jun

How we talk about early childhood education matters

EXCERPTSDr Jess Berentson-Shaw, our resident science expert, wants us to change the way early childhood education is discussed. Words mean things. That sounds simple enough doesn’t it? But unfortunately it’s not a...
12
Jun

New father sues Japan Inc. for allegedly harassing and demoting him for taking paternity leave

EXCERPTSTOKYO—Brokerage manager Glen Wood was still negotiating with his bosses to take three or four weeks of paternity leave when his son was born six weeks premature. Wood, 48, a Canadian who has lived in Japan for...
11
Jun

Canadian Child Care Federation Call for Nominations

The Canadian Child Care Federation (CCCF) is pleased to invite CCCF members to submit an application for nomination for consideration to run for election for a three-year term on the Board of Directors, based on...

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