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06
Dec

Canadian Union of Public Employees position paper: Early childhood education & Nova Scotia's Pre-Primary Program

  Description In this position paper representing CUPE members, the case is made that individuals with post-secondary qualifications in early childhood education and care are best-suited to be the educators in Nova...
06
Dec

Workforce profiles in systems of early childhood education and care in Europe

30 country reports   Description of projectFrom SEEPRO to SEEPRO-R Based at the State Institute of Early Childhood Research (IFP) in Munich, the original SEEPRO project (lead researcher:...
06
Dec

Social policy trends: Labour force participation rate of women with young children

In Alberta, the percentage of women with young children and an employed spouse, who are active in the workforce has remained unchanged since the early 1990s.   Description The labour force...
06
Dec

'Trauma-informed' daycare for refugee children among new child-care projects

Qualicum First Nation, immigrant and refugee centre among 52 groups sharing $33 million   EXCERPTS A new daycare that incorporates trauma counselling for immigrant and refugee children in...
06
Dec

'Trauma-informed' daycare for refugee children among new child-care projects

Qualicum First Nation, immigrant and refugee centre among 52 groups sharing $33 million   EXCERPTS A new daycare that incorporates trauma counselling for immigrant and refugee children in...
06
Dec

Edmonton daycare aims to teach cultural acceptance to children

The 1,000 Women Child Care Centre works with children to create and share stories about their unique cultures   EXCERPTS Anastasia Hennigar is studying to become a hospital unit clerk at...
05
Dec

Province adds $1.1 million for local childcare spaces

  EXCERPTS After pledging to introduce $10 a day childcare during the last provincial election, the B.C. government has announced $33 million in funding for childcare spaces, including $1.1 million in Prince George.
05
Dec

Divert childcare handouts from the middle class to the poor, says senior Tory MP: Robert Halfon calls for a reduction in earnings cap

  EXCERPTS Childcare handouts for the middle classes should be curbed so that more poorer families can benefit from them, according to a senior Conservative MP. Robert Halfon, chairman of the education select committee...
05
Dec

PC leader Patrick Brown on his party's new platform

  EXCERPTS After more than two years, we now know where Patrick Brown's Progressive Conservatives stand on major issues, and what they're going to do to try to win your vote. Patrick Brown defends his party's platform...
05
Dec

What does a program that costs more than $40,000 a year get your 2-year-old?

Lots of attention from qualified caregivers, purposeful play, and strong relationships with families define this model program for 2-year-olds   EXCERPTS One morning in May, an almost 2-year-...

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