News

08
Aug

Men less likely than women to cite impact of parental leave on career

Campaigners say system is set up to fail mothers after Ipsos Mori survey results EXCERPTS Men are significantly less likely than women to think that taking time off to look after a child has...
08
Aug

UK: Paid leave for parents of babies needing neonatal care after birth

EXCERPTS Parents of premature and full-term babies who need neonatal care could be entitled to one week of paid leave for every week their baby is in hospital (up to a set maximum period) under new proposals unveiled by...
08
Aug

Less than a third of eligible men now take any paternity leave - percentage declines for fourth year in a row

EXCERPTS The number of men taking paternity leave is continuing to fall suggests research by EMW, the commercial law firm. Approximately 31% of eligible new fathers (203,000 men) used paternity leave in the last year*...
08
Aug

Nunavut-made learning resources en route to childcare centres

Department of Education and QIA partner on culturally relevant educational tools EXCERPTS Boxes of storybooks, floor puzzles and syllabic cards have been mailed out to childcare centres...
08
Aug

A leaked Google memo exposes the fallacy of 'generous' parental leave

EXCERPTS On Monday, Motherboard re-published a memo written by a Google employee with the title, “I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why.” First posted on an internal message board, it...
08
Aug

New modern daycare project ahead of schedule

EXCERPTS Construction continues on the new 7,400 sq. ft. daycare centre in Morden. The Pembina Valley Childcare Centres' (PVCC) new location will add 90 spaces (16 infant and 74 pre-school) to the original Morden site's...
08
Aug

Key data on early childhood education and care in Europe 2019 edition

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Towards High Quality ECEC for Every Child in Europe 
08
Aug

Paternity leave in ASEAN

EXCERPTS It is a universal assumption that mothers are the ones who take care of children, but more fathers are now taking time off to look after their new-born babies and their partners soon after childbirth. Countries...
08
Aug

Why early childhood education is a women's rights issue

EXCERPTS In Gavin Newsom, California finally has a governor who gets the need for high quality, accessible early childhood education and care. His budget makes a down payment of nearly $2 billion addressing the early...
08
Aug

Professional lives and initial teacher/educator education experiences of Indigenous early childhood educators, child care workers and teachers in northern Ontario

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