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04
Oct

Mothers of young children, take heart: This chart shows things will get better

  EXCERPTS Becoming a parent is overwhelming. Babies require endless care and attention, and moms end up taking on a lot more of it, from feeding them to soothing them to playing with them. As babies become toddlers,...
04
Oct

Child care books perpetuate racial stereotypes

  EXCERPTS Child care centres could be helping to create racial discrimination in children by failing to provide books with non-white characters, research suggests. Edith Cowan University researchers surveyed more than...
04
Oct

Wait list down for subsidized child care

  EXCERPTS The region has cut its subsidized child care wait list by more than one-third over the past year, thanks mostly due to increased funding from the provincial and federal governments. As previously reported in...
04
Oct

Ontario's Regulatory Registry

Regulatory Registry Consultation Document supporting the Renewed Early Years and Child Care Policy Framework under the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014   The Ontario Ministry of Education...
04
Oct

Women are damned if they do and damned if they don’t when it comes to politics and parenting

  EXCERPTS When Theresa May, Britain’s current prime minister, entered politics, a newspaper reported she might have trouble securing a Conservative nomination because of her parental status: May and her husband did not...
04
Oct

Nursery recruitment crisis threatens 30-hour childcare offer

Nurseries in England are struggling to recruit the staff they need to deliver 30-hours ‘free’ childcare for working families, a new study suggests.   EXCERPTS Research conducted by...
04
Oct

Professionalizing early childhood education as a field of practice: A guide to the next era

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04
Oct

Closing gaps early

The role of early years policy in promoting social mobility in England   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
04
Oct

Forest schools in Canada: What are they and what are the benefits?

  EXCERPTS Forest school sounds like a strange concept: a band of Lost Boys-like children cavorting around the woods perhaps, or more realistically, a school for learning forestry techniques. But forest schools are...
03
Oct

York Region parent questions daycare subsidy drive

Mother told she was being put on a long-term waitlist at a time municipality was putting out a call for families to apply. Region says parent was sent an outdated letter, but situation being rectified...

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