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A framework for early childhood development in the Northwest Territories: Action plan

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TABLED DOCUMENT 25-17(5). TABLED ON FEBRUARY 7, 2014
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Government of the Northwest Territories. Departments of Health and Social Services & Education, Culture and Employment.
Publication Date: 
7 Feb 2014
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[The action plan features 7 commitments, with related objectives and actions including:]

Commitment 6. Access to high quality, affordable early learning programs and child care services are enhanced.

  • Address the infrastructure challenges of finding safe and appropriate locations for early programs and child care services as identified by each community 
  • Restructure administration and finance processes for all ecd programs to promote equity, inclusion, quality and program stability. 
  • Provide access to high quality early education programs. 
  • Support culture-based programs that foster Aboriginal language development in children and involving Elders in programs. 
  • Develop cultural competencies of early childhood professionals. 
  • Enhance program resources for early education and care programs 
  • Improve the quality of licensed early childhood education and care programs
  • Increase the number of qualified early education and care professionals in licensed programs
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Entered Date: 
19 Feb 2014
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