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08
Nov

Let the children play: Nature's answer to early learning

  Introduction Play is a universal phenomenon with a pervasive and enduring presence in human history. Play has fascinated philosophers, painters, and poets for generations. Article 31 of the UN Convention on the Rights...
08
Nov

New hope for Aussie parents struggling with child care costs

EXCERPTS Emma and Stephen Varney were finding it near impossible to juggle work, their mortgage and the cost of child care for their two girls, Jade and Chloe. "When we reached our cap and were going to have to start...
08
Nov

Pedagogy in ECEC: Nordic challenges and solutions

  Introduction Finland held the Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2016. The Ministry of Education and Culture organised the seminar, Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education and Care – Nordic Challenges and...
08
Nov

Ending poverty in Canada must go beyond Canada Child Benefit

  EXCERPTS As part of their Fall Fiscal Statement, the Government of Canada announced its intention today to increase the Canada Child Benefit (CCB) rate by indexing the benefit to keep pace with the cost of living,...
08
Nov

Work or stay home with the kids? Financial coach says consider big picture

  EXCERPTS Blogger Rachel Jones was just half way into her maternity leave when the nagging questions started. Who would take care of her son Alex when the year was over? Would she and her husband find a space for him...
07
Nov

The (in)convenience of care in preschool education: Examining staff views on educare

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07
Nov

The (in)convenience of care in preschool education: Examining staff views on educare

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07
Nov

Extend paternity leave and enshrine it in law, says French petition

  EXCERPTS A group of high-profile French men have signed a petition demanding the right to longer paternity leave to enable them to better support their partners. The petition, so far signed by nearly 58,000 people and...
07
Nov

Extend paternity leave and enshrine it in law, says French petition

  EXCERPTS A group of high-profile French men have signed a petition demanding the right to longer paternity leave to enable them to better support their partners. The petition, so far signed by nearly 58,000 people and...
07
Nov

United Kingdom: Million more children threatened with poverty due to government policy

  EXCERPTS Government policy has created an austerity generation, threatening to send one million more children into poverty, a new report warns. Research revealed that families already at greater risk of poverty, such...

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