News

24
Jul

Daycares facing fee hikes in Toronto

Carolyn Ferns on the potential for hiked daycare fees in Toronto EXCERPTS ...so one of the issues that council [Toronto City Council] was talking about this week was about 51 childcare...
24
Jul

America is the only rich country without a law on paid leave for new parents

Support for changing this is growing in both parties EXCERPTS 
24
Jul

Child care system not meeting needs of Canadian families: study

Study highlights needs for universal, affordable child care, say social policy researchers EXCERPTS  From frantic races against the clock to juggling their kids among friends and relatives, a...
24
Jul

Province 'hiding behind city' on child care cuts

Erin Filby of the Association of Early Child Care Educators Ontario speaks out against changes to child care funding by the province.
18
Jul

Almost a million Dutch children have formal childcare

EXCERPTS Last year almost a million Dutch children were in childcare while their parents worked or studied, according to the latest figures from the CBS Dutch statistics office. The number of children cared for by a...
18
Jul

PCs moving ahead on half-day preschool plans despite concerns

P.E.I. scores top marks in early childhood education, according to report EXCERPTS P.E.I. Education Minister Brad Trivers has tabled a document in the legislature indicating the Island has...
18
Jul

Taipei to allocate about NT$200m to childcare

Helping parents: The city plans to extend its subsidy for children aged three to four who are enrolled at a private childcare centre to also include two-year-olds EXCERPTS The Taipei City...
18
Jul

Greater Sudbury could have $1.3M shortfall due to provincial childcare cuts

New formula introduced that has municipalities taking on more of the cost EXCERPTS The City of Greater Sudbury could be dealing with a potential $1.3 million shortfall for childcare funding...
18
Jul

Childcare centres ease parents' anxiety for having second child

EXCERPTS Lyu Jiawei had not decided to have a second child until she found a new childcare center in her community in east Beijing’s suburban district of Tongzhou. Even though running her own business enabled Lyu to...
18
Jul

'Teachers are teachers': Early childhood teachers call for pay parity

EXCERPTS Early childhood teachers facing "disillusion and burn out" say they deserve the same pay as their primary and secondary counterparts. 

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