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20
Mar

Where's dad? Exploring the low take-up of inclusive parenting policies in the UK

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20
Mar

People's policy project: Family fun pack

EXCERPTS from the Introduction Relative to its European peers, the United States spends virtually nothing on benefits for families with children. This dearth of family benefits leads to two cruel outcomes: it denies...
15
Mar

A team approach makes full-day kindergarten a success

Why would we mess with success? An innovative component of Ontario’s full-day kindergarten program is the educator team. We are talking about the dynamic staffing duo that leads every class in Ontario’s full-day...
13
Mar

128 new child care centre spaces added throughout Saskatchewan

EXCERPTS The Saskatchewan government announced March 7 more licensed child care centre spaces in the province. A total of 128 spaces are being allocated in Delisle, Humboldt, Moose Jaw, Regina, and Saskatoon. Vanscoy...
13
Mar

A quantum leap for gender equality: For a better future of work for all

EXCERPTS from the Executive summary In 1919, the ILO adopted the first Conventions on women and work. A century later, women are a force in the labour market, breaking boundaries that at one time would have been...
13
Mar

Adviser urges under-3 yrs child care services as parenting burden powers birth rate

EXCERPTS A member of the National Committee of the 13th Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) recommended that nursery services for children under the age of 3 be included in the public service...
13
Mar

Have women disappeared from the messaging around childcare?

EXCERPTS When it was launched in July 2016, the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) — Canada’s main child care benefit at the national level — was celebrated by politicians and news outlets as a “game-changer” for Canadian...
13
Mar

Subsidised childcare for all

The Nordic gender effect at work Abstract Investments in gender equality in the labour market have made the Nordic region one of the most prosperous areas of the world. The share of women who...
13
Mar

Editorial: Opening for debate and contestation: OECD's international early learning and child well-being study and the testing of children's learning outcomes

Abstract This special issue aims to bring critical perspectives to bear on a growing phenomenon in education: comparative assessment of educational performance using standardized measures of outcomes or ‘international...
13
Mar

Eight numbers to keep in mind on International Women's Day

EXCERPTS Across the world today (March 8), a chorus of selfies, social posts, and speeches will champion #BalanceForBetter in honor of International Women’s Day. While it’s often a time filled with empowering messages...

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