ChildcareCanada.org - Childcare in the News only. http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents en /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> DCU launches Ireland’s first dedicated early childhood research centre http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/11/dcu-launches-ireland%E2%80%99s-first-dedicated-early-childhood-research-cent <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New centre for early childhood studies aims to place Ireland at centre of global research map </div> </div> </div> <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p class="no_name selectionShareable">EXCERPTS</p> <p class="no_name selectionShareable">A centre for early childhood studies that aims to place Ireland at the centre of the global map of early childhood research has been formally opened at DCU’s Institute of Education.</p> <p class="no_name selectionShareable">The Early Childhood Research Centre, the first such dedicated research centre in Ireland, will promote collaboration in research, policy and practice in the field of early childhood studies.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Europe Tue, 20 Nov 2018 20:42:09 +0000 11938 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> The Bulletin: Minister moves to overhaul early childhood education http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/11/bulletin-minister-moves-overhaul-early-childhood-education <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p><strong>A major new plan to overhaul early childhood education has been unveiled by the government.&nbsp;</strong>Radio NZ&nbsp;has a rundown of the key details of the plan, but the topline is this: the government is targeting better qualified teachers, and more of them per child. Education minister Chris Hipkins also went on&nbsp;Newstalk ZB&nbsp;yesterday to explain the changes.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Australia and New Zealand Tue, 20 Nov 2018 20:28:04 +0000 11937 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> DPM: Govt plans to merge early childhood education institutions http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/11/dpm-govt-plans-merge-early-childhood-education-institutions <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>The government has plans to merge early childhood education institutions in the country through the setting up of the Special Committee for Oversight of Early Childhood Education Institutions in Malaysia, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.</p> <p>Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, who is also Women, Family and Community Development Minister, said the setting up of the special committee had received the approval of the Cabinet and would be jointly chaired by her ministry and the Education Ministry.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Asia Tue, 20 Nov 2018 20:21:24 +0000 11936 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Lack of quality child care comes with heavy cost http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/11/lack-quality-child-care-comes-heavy-cost <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>The importance of early childhood education, quality child care access and community buy-in took center stage Friday during the eighth annual Success by 6 Early Childhood Business Summit at Goshen College.</p> <p>Hosted by the United Way of Elkhart County and Gr8t Beginnings of Elkhart County with support from Growing Kids Learning Centers, Friday’s summit focused primarily on the importance of community investment in early childhood education and quality early developmental experiences, particularly as they relate to the local business community.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news United States Tue, 20 Nov 2018 20:07:13 +0000 11935 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> NDP invests $6 million to support Indigenous languages in education http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/11/ndp-invests-6-million-support-indigenous-languages-education <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>The NDP government will invest up to $6 million to&nbsp;increase supports to Indigenous languages, helping to better train teachers and expanding resource development for early childhood education and kindergarten to Grade 12 Indigenous languages.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Alberta Tue, 20 Nov 2018 19:58:24 +0000 11934 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Training program for early childhood educators to help keep Mi’kmaw language alive http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/11/training-program-early-childhood-educators-help-keep-mi%E2%80%99kmaw-languag <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>HALIFAX—The federal and provincial governments are teaming up with a Mi’kmaw advocacy group and the Nova Scotia Community College to create an Indigenous-centred training program for early childhood education.</p> <p>Eskasoni Chief Leroy Denny was joined by Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Zach Churchill on Monday afternoon in Wagmatcook, N.S. to announce the Nova Scotia Community College pilot program, which will train Mi’kmaw preschool educators.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Nova Scotia Tue, 20 Nov 2018 19:51:30 +0000 11933 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> 2018 Report card outlines bold ambitions for child and family poverty eradication http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/11/2018-report-card-outlines-bold-ambitions-child-and-family-poverty-er <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada Tue, 20 Nov 2018 19:38:00 +0000 11932 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Ontario child care, dental plan could be axed in PC economic statement http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/11/ontario-child-care-dental-plan-could-be-axed-pc-economic-statement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Premier Doug Ford&#039;s government will unveil its first big economic update since taking office in June. </div> </div> </div> <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Universal child care is among the programs promised by the Ontario Liberals that may be on the chopping block come Thursday.</p> <p>Progressive Conservative Finance Minister Vic Fedeli will table the Fall Economic Statement, essentially a mini-budget that will outline the province's expenses and revenue. He's said the document will "turn the page on 15 long years of tax-and-spend Liberal policies."</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Ontario funding government Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:18:54 +0000 11930 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Your parental leave stories (podcast) http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/11/your-parental-leave-stories-podcast <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Summary</p> <p>We bring you three stories about parental leave, from listeners whose experiences with it changed them, for better or for worse. They talk about having to fight for more time off, go back to work before they were ready, care for sick babies, and try to hide their exhaustion and stress. Ultimately, they’re stories about how inadequate leave policies hurt families and companies.</p> <p>Play time: 20:26</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news United States maternity and parental leave Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:56:29 +0000 11928 at http://www.childcarecanada.org /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Tens of thousands of Canadian parents opting for 18-month parental leave http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/11/tens-thousands-canadian-parents-opting-18-month-parental-leave <div class="fieldgroup group-content"> <div class="content"><div class="field field-type-text field-field-descriptionabstract"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>EXCERPTS&nbsp;</p> <p>It’s been nearly one year since Canadian residents have had the option of taking up to 18 months of parental leave, instead of only 12 months.</p> <p>From Dec. 3, 2017 to Sept. 8, 2018, there were about 22,000 claims for the new extended parental benefits option, according to data provided by the federal government.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada maternity and parental leave Wed, 14 Nov 2018 16:41:44 +0000 11927 at http://www.childcarecanada.org