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Jun

Piruvik delivers early childhood education training in Iqaluit

EXCERPTS Piruvik Preschool trainers Leah Kippomee and Samantha Koonoo work alongside Iqaluit’s Timikuluit Saipaaqivik childcare educators Olivia Kilabuk, Sheena Kilabuk, Celina Kalluk, Noodloo Peter and Alaira Koonoo in...
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Jun

Japan desperately needs more day care workers. New mothers need not apply.

EXCERPTS TOKYO — Ever since she was a young girl, all Erica Takato wanted to do was work with small children. She earned a degree in early childhood education and started her career in a profession of utmost importance...
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Jun

Child daycare: A challenge to which we have yet to rise

Question: Is daycare good or bad? Answer: it's complicated Introduction A majority of U.S. children will spend time in some form of nonparental care before age five. While nonparental...
13
Jun

Caring about care: Reasserting care as integral to early childhood education and care practice, politics and policies in Canada

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Jun

Free family drop-in program axed at 2 Toronto schools over lack of space

EXCERPTS A provincially-funded drop-in program that supports young families is being axed at two downtown public schools because of a lack of space, with some blaming poor planning in the face of rapid population growth...
13
Jun

What pre-k means for your pre-teenager

EXCERPTS Just how important is good preschool in the course of a child’s life? Skeptical researchers have contended that it doesn’t really matter, that preschool provides only short-term educational assistance that...
13
Jun

Kindergarten for 4-year-olds - a bill to be put on hold: CUPE Quebec

EXCERPTS CUPE Quebec, the largest affiliate of the Quebec Federation of Labour (FTQ) and the Syndicat québécois des employées et employés de service (SQEES-FTQ), which represents workers in the health and social...
13
Jun

It's so much harder for women to scale a company in Canada. Here's how we can help fix that

EXCERPTS The coffee business apparently is in its fifth wave of development since James Folger founded J.A. Folger & Co. in San Francisco in 1854. Diana Olsen, president and founder of Balzac’s Coffee Roasters, the...
13
Jun

Childcare crisis hitting poor families hardest

The early years funding shortfall is having a profound and negative impact on the poorest families in England, a study says. EXCERPTS The country's poorest children are suffering most due to...
13
Jun

New Brunswick PCs achieve old daycare goal, thanks to Liberals

Province announced it surpassed the 30,000-space goal last week EXCERPTS A promise made by New Brunswick Progressive Conservatives three elections ago to establish 30,000 licensed daycare...

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