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23
May

2017 Report: Parents and the high cost of child care

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23
May

The relationship between teacher qualification and the quality of the early childhood care and learning environment

This review helps us understand the importance of qualified educators in early childhood learning environments. The report looks at a compilation of data suggesting that child care is more likely to be of high quality...
22
May

Allison Hanes: Study shows many Quebec daycares are failing our kids

While a new report doesn't rate individual daycare centres, the analysis is nevertheless eye-opening and provides some important insight. EXCERPTS For working parents, there is nothing more...
22
May

Now, daddy takes charge at daycare

More and more organizations are realizing that fathers are just as interested in creches at work as mothers EXCERPTS A few years ago, when a global consumer goods company set up on-site...
22
May

Port McNeill in focus: Childcare availability crisis a good news/bad news story

Opinion EXCERPTS On average, childcare across the country is unavailable, unaffordable, and the quality varies. Second, Port McNeill has one of the youngest populations on the island with an...
22
May

Bursaries a start for addressing staffing 'crisis' at French daycares, says director

350 children waiting for a space in Francophone daycare EXCERPTS French early learning centres on P.E.I. are facing a crisis in staffing, says the executive director of the association for...
22
May

Wynne blasts Horwath’s child-care plan as too vague

EXCERPTS Poking holes in the NDP child-care plan is like taking candy from a baby, charges Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne. As the Liberals scramble to try to be the alternative to Doug Ford’s poll-leading Progressive...
22
May

Now, daddy takes charge at daycare

More and more organizations are realizing that fathers are just as interested in creches at work as mothers EXCERPTS A few years ago, when a global consumer goods company set up on-site...
22
May

B.C. government expands child-care funding for young parents

Up to $1,500 a month available to parents who had child before they turned 20 EXCERPTS The provincial government is putting more money into child-care subsidies. Minister of Children and...
22
May

Province offers online access to child care training

EXCERPTS The province is providing free online access to learning resources for students and professionals in prenatal and child development, it was announced Friday. The Science of Early Child Development (SECD)...

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