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06
Feb

Men in early childhood education: My interview with early childhood lecturer Dr. Martyn Mills-Bayne

  EXCERPTS As a lecturer in Early Childhood Education, Dr. Martyn Mills-Bayne, from Adelaide, South Australia, has a lot of insights into men working in the field. Dr. Mills-Bayne took time out of his busy schedule to...
06
Feb

Trudeau talks a good game on gender diversity, but hasn't made the hard choices to do anything about it

Kevin Carmichael: If Trudeau really wants to unleash the economic potential of Canada's women, he must do something to reduce the burden of child care   EXCERPTS The National Post’s John...
06
Feb

Head Start gets new start as Star Blanket Cree Nation opens new early learning centre

Federal government allocated 700K for new facility that replaces aging building with mould   EXCERPTS Young children at Star Blanket Cree Nation finally have a new building to learn in and...
06
Feb

Pres. Moon visits public daycare center in support of pro-parenting policies

  EXCERPTS It was his first official policy-related site visit since the start of the new year. (KOREAN)"Morning, kids "( ?) (KOREAN)"Hello, Mr. President "( .)
06
Feb

We should use parental leave for MPs to set an example, not drag our feet

  EXCERPTS When I gave birth on Good Friday last year, I didn’t expect to be fighting an election campaign within a matter of days. Baby Theo was four days old when the prime minister decided to call the snap election....
06
Feb

Conservatives propose tax credit for parents on leave

  EXCERPTS Andrew Scheer is proposing a new tax credit for parents as his first concrete policy proposal since becoming Conservative Party leader. Through a private members' bill called the Supporting New Parents Act,...
06
Feb

Your letters: Make quality child care affordable

  EXCERPTSDaycare sticker shock tied to minimum wage, Jan. 14 As an ECE professional, it baffles me that Ontario’s $14 minimum wage has an impact on child-care costs. This despite a $12.7-million provincial fund to...
06
Feb

Unions lose equal pay case for childcare workers

  EXCERPTS Unions have lost a major five-year equal pay case for childcare workers after the Fair Work Commission blasted them for failing to produce "any evidence whatsoever" that childcare work was undervalued due to...
05
Feb

Why is there a shortage of male early childhood educators?

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05
Feb

Child care provisions positively impact women's careers

  EXCERPTS In spite of significant improvements in women's career prospects, the gender pay gap still persists, and one crucial component as to why women on average earn lower wages than men is parenthood. Different...

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