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06
Jun

Minds matter: The impact of working in the early years sector on practitioners' mental health and wellbeing

New report focusing on the mental health and stress experienced by early years practitioners in England is the outcome of a survey of over 2,000 participants. Results reveal in the authors' own words, "an incredibly...
06
Jun

PC, NDP candidates trade barbs on Metro Morning

PC candidate Christine Elliott, NDP candidate Peter Tabuns spoke on Tuesday morning EXCERPTS [Audio segment available online, "NDP or PC? Two candidates make their pitches"] Is there anything...
06
Jun

At the wage floor

Covering homecare and early care and education workers in the new generation of minimum wage laws Introduction
06
Jun

Why the wealth gap hits families the hardest

The writers study demographic changes in families and social inequality. EXCERPTS What does economic inequality really look like? Income alone doesn’t give a complete picture. Income...
06
Jun

Poorer children ‘less likely’ to attend state-subsidised childcare that could cancel out school readiness gap, study finds

EXCERPTS Parents of immigrant and disadvantaged children are failing to take advantage of universal childcare that could cancel out the gap in school readiness with children from more affluent families, a study has...
06
Jun

Public money 'shouldn't pad profits': Ontario NDP signals shift away from private-sector delivery of services

The NDP has drawn attention for its pledge to buy back the privatized half of Hydro One, but that’s just one way the party aims to diminish private business in the public sector EXCERPTS [...
06
Jun

Make gender inequality history

Recommendations from the Gender Equality Advisory Council for Canada's G7 Presidency Introduction
06
Jun

How Primrose Schools entered the franchising of early education

EXCERPTS In the early 1980s, Marcy Erwin had recently moved to Georgia with her husband, Paul, and sought to place her young children in a half-day preschool reminiscent of the one her mother had operated—and that Marcy...
04
Jun

Protection of children’s rights a priority in Ukraine’s state policy - Poroshenko

 EXCERPTS Ensuring and protecting children's rights is a priority task of the state policy of Ukraine, President Petro Poroshenko has said.   He stated this in a greeting on the occasion of the Children's Day, which was...
04
Jun

Lawyer dads in Quebec are less likely to take paternity leave: Study

Policies have a limited outreach in male-dominated professions, researchers say. EXCERPTS Policies that give fathers the right to stay home with their new babies aren't enough for them to...

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