This report summarizes a wide variety of policies and practices in early childhood education and care (ECEC) to be found in Europe and OECD countries, highlighting a range of issues including but not limited to: working conditions, recruitment, retention and remuneration in the workforce; funding and governance; data strengths and shortcomings; and quality of provision at the system level. Finland, Germany, Ireland and Norway are examined in greater detail, drawing out relevant areas of comparison for ECEC policy in the United States.
Aboriginal Infant Development
Aboriginal Infant Development Programs in British Columbia offer support to families of infants who are at risk for or...
Prenatal & Postpartum Programs & Services
Looking for pre and postnatal programs & services in South Vancouver Island? Read the report Bridging the Gap: An...
Teaching Kids How To Cope With Their ‘Big Feelings’
Teaching Kids How To Cope With Their ‘Big Feelings’ If you’ve ever watched your toddler throw themselves on the floor...
Reading Often to your Child Benefits their Learning Success...
Early success in school is significantly increased when children have had at least a thousand books read to them by the time they are 5 years-old. Literacy development is enhanced and emotional bonds are strengthened when families read together.
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