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 */ ?> Canada Child Benefit payments get a boost http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/07/canada-child-benefit-payments-get-boost <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 monthly tax-free benefit will increase on Friday to keep pace with the cost of living.</p> <p>The maximum annual amount families can receive for children under the age of six grows to $6,496, up from $6,400. For children aged 6-17, families will now be eligible to receive a maximum of $5,481 per child, up from $5,400.</p> <p>“Increasing the Canada Child Benefit will mean more money for Canadian families,” said Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development in a release.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:53:25 +0000 11681 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 */ ?> Morocco allocates 3 bln USD to promote early childhood education http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/07/morocco-allocates-3-bln-usd-promote-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>RABAT, July 18 (Xinhua) -- Morocco launched on Wednesday a three-billion-U.S. dollar program to promote early childhood education.</p> <p>Dubbed the national preschool generalization and development program, the latter aims to ensure schooling for 700,000 kids every year by 2028.</p> <p>The program aims to create over 57,000 classrooms over the next decade, mobilize 56,000 teachers and train 27,000 teachers.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Africa Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:43:48 +0000 11680 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 */ ?> Childcare providers to lobby MPs on 30 hours http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/07/childcare-providers-lobby-mps-30-hours <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 Europe Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:39:39 +0000 11678 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 */ ?> Kings County guarantees parental leaves for councillors http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/07/kings-county-guarantees-parental-leaves-councillors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &#039;It certainly eliminated a lot of the uncertainty that a person might consider before deciding to run&#039; </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>A Kings County, N.S., councillor says she hopes a new policy aimed at making the municipality a family-friendly workplace will bring flexibility and stability to new parents on council.</p> <p>The Municipality of the County of Kings passed its parental accommodations for elected officials policy on July 3.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Nova Scotia Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:31:44 +0000 11677 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 */ ?> B.C. Liberals claim government child care plan will lead to disappearing spaces http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/07/bc-liberals-claim-government-child-care-plan-will-lead-disappearing- <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 B.C. Liberals are claiming that the B.C. government’s child care plan will lead to providers shutting down and reducing the number of available spaces.</p> <p>Liberal child care critic Laurie Throness sent out a 29 question survey to all licensed child care providers in the province, asking them for their thoughts on the provincial government’s changes to child care. Throness says that 39 per cent of providers responded to the survey, and around a quarter said they would close their businesses.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news British Columbia Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:05:46 +0000 11676 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 */ ?> Staff feel ‘cynical’ about employers’ approach to shared parental leave http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/07/staff-feel-%E2%80%98cynical%E2%80%99-about-employers%E2%80%99-approach-shared-parental-leave <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Certain employers also ‘obstructed’ fathers’ attempts to exercise rights, researcher told </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>Supposedly generous shared parental leave (SPL) offerings are leaving staff disillusioned because they come with too many caveats, an academic has discovered while researching the landmark family-friendly policy.</p> <p>SPL, which was introduced in April 2015, allows new parents to share up to 50 weeks of leave and 37 weeks of pay between them following the birth of a child.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Europe Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:13:22 +0000 11675 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 */ ?> Brock to co-host international seminar on parental leave policies http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/07/brock-co-host-international-seminar-parental-leave-policies <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>Eight out of 10 fathers in Quebec take paternity leave, compared to one out of 10 fathers in the rest of Canada.</p> <p>Under the Quebec Parental Insurance Program (QPIP), a woman earning minimum wage works up to three times fewer hours to qualify for parental leave benefits compared to women under Canada’s Employment Insurance (EI) system.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Ontario Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:56:07 +0000 11673 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 */ ?> UNICEF and National Assessment and Examination Centre complete an assessment of quality of pre-school programmes in Georgia: Tbilisi http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/07/unicef-and-national-assessment-and-examination-centre-complete-asses <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 Law on Early and Preschool Education and Care adopted by the Parliament of Georgia with the technical support of UNICEF includes major innovations targeted to improving quality, access and equity in early childhood education and care throughout Georgia. One of the key innovations of the law relates to the introduction of mandatory national standards and standard-based authorization system of all public and private preschool institutions.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news International Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:23:11 +0000 11672 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 */ ?> Morell child care moving from mobiles to school classrooms http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/07/morell-child-care-moving-mobiles-school-classrooms <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> &#039;It&#039;s just the ideal place for us to be&#039; </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>Parents and educators of children who attend the Morell and Area Early Learning Centre in Morell, P.E.I., are looking forward to moving from mobiles into Morell Consolidated School just next door.</p> <p>The move has been in the works for two years, says the centre's director Paige MacLaren, because the child care centre outgrew its space.</p> <p>"It's just the ideal place for us to be," she said. "It was never a long-term solution."</p> <p>The layout inside the centre was not ideal, she said, with an office and noisy kitchen area next to the infant room.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Prince Edward Island Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:23:31 +0000 11668 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 */ ?> Why do parents spend so much on child care, yet early childhood educators earn so little? http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/18/07/why-do-parents-spend-so-much-child-care-yet-early-childhood-educator <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 United States Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:46:27 +0000 11666 at http://www.childcarecanada.org