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03
Oct

Rural child-care centre cuts hours after losing staff to pre-primary

Operators say very few qualified staff available in rural areas EXCERPTED Thomas Oommen says he'll have to find ways to entertain his four-year-old daughter at work each afternoon for the...
03
Oct

Government failing on childcare

The Scottish Government has been criticised after admitting it is failing to reach childcare provision targets. EXCERPTS Forecasts show 8,707 two-year-olds will be taking up their entitlement...
03
Oct

Paid child care for working mothers? All it took was a world war

When the men came home, the programs went away. EXCERPTED
03
Oct

The unintended consequences of maternity leaves: How agency interventions mitigate the negative effects of longer legislated maternity leave

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03
Oct

Maternity leave versus early childcare - What are the long-term consequences for children?

Despite increasingly generous parental leave schemes their advantages over subsidized childcare remain unclear Excerpts from introduction
03
Oct

Affordable child care for all: Organizing for child care in an election

2019 Election toolkit EXCERPTEDHow to Organize for Child Care in an Election The 2019 federal election campaign is underway. This toolkit gives you everything you need to engage your...
03
Oct

Reader's Corner: Province has sabotaged publicly funded daycares

EXCERPTED As a parent of four school-aged children, I know that decisions made in the education system have a significant and direct impact on my life and the lives of my children. As such, I try to be engaged and...
26
Sep

Continuous professional development and ECEC quality: Findings from a European systematic literature review

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26
Sep

Celebrating 30 years on the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Excerpted from articleCelebrating 30 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child The Convention on the Rights of the Child protects the right of all children, everywhere, to be free from discrimination, violence...
26
Sep

Child care in Ontario: A review of Ontario’s new child care tax credit and implications for Ontario’s labour force

Excerpted from the executive summary Ontario child care costs and female labour force participation • In Ontario, the average cost of child care was approximately $12,800 in 2018. Ontario’s child care costs are the...

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