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Securing the future of our children

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The University of Toronto's School of Public Policy and Governance presents a one-day conference exploring public policy and child well-being in Canada. U of T presenters on early learning and child care: Linda White (Political Science), Michal Perlman (OISE) and Michael Baker (Economics).<return><return>


William Doo Auditorium, New College, University of Toronto Toronto

The RBC Chair in Public and Economic Policy and the RBC Chair in Applied Social Work Research in association with the School of Public Policy and Governance present Securing the Future of our Children.


- Society's Role in the Optimal Development of Children
A keynote address by the the Honourable Margaret Norrie McCain

Seminar Topics Include:

- The Effects of Non Parental Care: Evidence from Two Recent Policy Innovations
Michael Baker, RBC Chair in Public and Economic Policy, Department of Economics Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto

- Keeping Our Children Safe: Protecting Them from Cyber Abuse
Faye Mishna, McCain Chair in Child and Family, Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto

- Linking Policy Research and Policy Outcomes: The Early Learning and Child Care Policy Community and Its Impact on Policy Making
Linda White, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto

- Child Care Centre Quality: What Counts and How Do We Count It?
Michal Perlman, Department of Human Development and Applied Psychology, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto

Event is free and open to the public but advance registration is required as seating is limited.

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