ChildcareCanada.org - Online documents 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 */ ?> Is the last mile the longest? Economic gains from gender equality in Nordic countries http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/05/last-mile-longest-economic-gains-gender-equality-nordic-cou <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>The OECD has authored a new report on family and gender-equality policies in the Nordic countries. With the highest rates of gender parity in employment compared to other OECD nations, social and economic advantages are attributed to the adoption of social policies geared to promote dual-earner/dual-carer family models. These include generously compensated parental leave and entitlement to publicly subsidized ECEC services. To conclude, authors make recommendations to close the persistent gender wage gap.</p> <p><strong>Description</strong></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe economics maternity and parental leave public management entitlement social policy universal Wed, 16 May 2018 18:39:10 +0000 11478 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 */ ?> Menu planning & supportive nutrition environments in child care settings http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/05/menu-planning-supportive-nutrition-environments-child-care- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Practical guide </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>&nbsp;</p> <p>The following documents highlight the important issues and best practices about nutrition and meal preparation for children. The documents are especially targeted towards child care providers. Recommendations are supported through the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 to meet the food consumption requirements.</p> <p>Introduction</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada Wed, 16 May 2018 15:05:34 +0000 11472 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 */ ?> Theory of mind is related to children's resource allocations in gender stereotypic contexts http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/05/theory-mind-related-childrens-resource-allocations-gender-s <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>&nbsp;</p> <p>The current study expands on previous research, examining how the development of Theory of Mind (ToM) in children contributes to gender-based stereotypes impacting resource allocation. Findings suggest gender discrimination takes root in childhood as stereotypes form, and that ToM plays a significant role in mediating bias.</p> <p>Abstract</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice United States Fri, 11 May 2018 18:19:18 +0000 11459 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 */ ?> Time demands of single mother college students and the role of child care in their postsecondary success http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/05/time-demands-single-mother-college-students-and-role-child- <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>&nbsp;</p> <p>The following briefing paper highlights specific time management stresses that are faced by single mothers who are also students attending college. The paper reports that students with access to campus child care were three times more likely to graduate on time. Recommendations were made for more government funding for campus child care.</p> <p>Introduction</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice United States Fri, 11 May 2018 15:47:17 +0000 11458 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 */ ?> Early childhood education and care in Canada 2016 http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/05/early-childhood-education-and-care-canada-2016-0 <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>Description</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Canada demographics funding spaces data early childhood education and care policy qualifications Wed, 09 May 2018 14:57:40 +0000 11454 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 */ ?> Universal childcare IS possible election campaign toolkit http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/05/universal-childcare-possible-election-campaign-toolkit <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>Leading up to the 2018 provincial election, the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care has released a campaign toolkit with information and shareables designed to inform voters about the need for a government that will make universal, affordable, high-quality, accessible child care a reality for the families in Ontario!<br />Please get involved in our Universal Child Care IS Possible campaign! We need a government that will make universal, affordable, high-quality, accessible child care a reality for the families in Ontario!</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Ontario Tue, 08 May 2018 16:06:21 +0000 11450 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 */ ?> Investing against evidence http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/05/investing-against-evidence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The global state of early childhood care and education </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>Foreword</p> <p>This book is part of UNESCO’s Education on the Move series which was created to provide policy-makers, educators and other stakeholders with state-ofthe-art analyses of topical issues. Early childhood care and education (ECCE) is one of these contemporary issues requiring close attention given its critical role in laying the foundation for lifelong learning and development, and in closing the achievement gaps between the disadvantaged and advantaged.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice International international organizations early childhood education and care policy Wed, 02 May 2018 20:14:12 +0000 11439 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 tale of two Germanies highlights how childcare provision benefits women http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/04/tale-two-germanies-highlights-how-childcare-provision-benef <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Childcare is beneficial not only for women&#039;s labour force participation but also for their career progression, writes Vidhi Chhaochharia </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>&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Gender inequality in firms is an issue which has concerned both economists and policymakers. In spite of significant improvements in women’s career prospects, the gender pay gap still persists. One crucial component as to why women on average earn lower wages than men is parenthood. I provide evidence of the positive impact of child care policies on women’s careers and wages.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe availability economics child care government investment mothers labour force participation policy Women Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:22:49 +0000 11405 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 */ ?> Risky play and growing up: How to understand the overprotection of the next generation http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/04/risky-play-and-growing-how-understand-overprotection-next-g <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>&nbsp;</p> <p>Introduction</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice International curricula and pedagogy outdoor play Mon, 30 Apr 2018 20:28:11 +0000 11424 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 */ ?> OECD's IELS wasted opportunity, democratic deficit http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/18/04/oecds-iels-wasted-opportunity-democratic-deficit <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>&nbsp;</p> <p>Description</p> <p>This PowerPoint presentation, given at a seminar in London on 8 February 2018 organised by the Early Childhood Degrees Network, takes a critical view of OECD's International Early Learning Study, arguing that it has suffered from a democratic deficit since its inception and raises a number of causes for concern.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice International child development children's rights diversity funding international organizations quality assessment civic engagement data government neo-liberal policy Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:23:05 +0000 11416 at http://www.childcarecanada.org