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Jan

The gender employment gap: Challenges and solutions

  Introduction Women’s labour market participation in the European Union has increased over recent decades. In 2014, women comprised almost 46% of people active in the EU labour market. Nevertheless, women’s...
31
Jan

Including relationship-based care practices in infant-toddler care: Implications for practice and policy

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Jan

Educational opportunity for all

Overcoming inequality throughout the life course   Abstract
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Jan

The effects of Tulsa’s Pre-K Program on middle school student performance

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Jan

Babies in the House: No parental leave for MPs

  EXCERPTS When the House of Commons resumes at the end of the month, the chamber will be welcoming two new faces; NDP MP Niki Ashton’s twin boys Stephanos and Leonidas. Ashton, 35, anticipates she’ll often have her...
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Jan

Giving fathers time off still isn't enough to end the motherhood penalty

  EXCERPTS Advocates of paid parental leave maintain that giving both mothers and fathers the opportunity to care for a child early in life ensures fair distribution of caregiving responsibilities later on—and a better...
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Jan

City examines new day home legislation

  EXCERPTS City of Camrose council is taking a long look at the licensing of day homes in the city.  The idea is to make stricter guidelines and monitoring mechanisms to ensure the safety of the kids in care and peace...
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Jan

What's ahead for education policy in 2018

  EXCERPTS As we see each year, funding is likely to dominate the headlines as major reforms across the early childhood, school, Vocational Education and Training (VET) and higher education sectors will be implemented.
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Jan

Canmore families struggling to find affordability

    EXCERPTS Canmore has updated its living wage for 2017 and the results show progress in some areas and that local families with two-parent, two-children households are more challenged than anywhere else in the...
31
Jan

The Yukon has to find a way to pay for day care

Child care workers are leaving their jobs because the wages are terrible. Who can blame them?     EXCERPTS It’s a good thing we parents love our little bundles of joy as much as we do,...

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