ChildcareCanada.org - All online documents. http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents This is the main feed for childcarecanada.org. It contains all online documents and childcare in the news items. en /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> You must be kidding: Confronting key myths about Quebec’s childcare system http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/04/you-must-be-kidding-confronting-key-myths-about-quebec%E2%80%99s-childcare-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>INTRODUCTION</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada economics funding early childhood education and care universal child care system women's labour force participation Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:13:32 +0000 10463 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 economic consequences of family policies: Lessons from a century of legislation in high-income countries http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/04/economic-consequences-family-policies-lessons-century-legis <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 child care policy early childhood education and care systems family policy female employment fertility gender wage gap history Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:06:45 +0000 10462 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 future of childcare in London: Devolving funding for greater affordability, access and equality http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/04/future-childcare-london-devolving-funding-greater-affordabi <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>SUMMARY</p> <p>Across the UK, local authorities (LAs) face the challenge of ensuring there is enough high quality, flexible childcare to meet the needs of families. London’s unique characteristics further complicate the picture, with high inequality, cultural diversity, high operating costs for childcare providers and a complex labour market creating a particular set of unmet challenges:</p> <p>• Affordability: Childcare costs in London are a third higher than the UK average, locking low earners out of work and suppressing household incomes.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe affordability child care funding female participation in the labour force space shortage supply side funding Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:53:56 +0000 10461 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 */ ?> Finance Canada was cautious on linking child care to women at work: documents http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/04/finance-canada-was-cautious-linking-child-care-women-work-documents <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>The Liberals hope their daycare budget pledge will help more women join the workforce, but newly released documents suggest federal finance officials were once cautious about a lack of data allowing them to connect those dots when growth is slow.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada funding federal Women womens labour force participation Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:20:30 +0000 10459 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 */ ?> 6,700 Finnish families to gain free access to early-childhood education http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/04/6700-finnish-families-gain-free-access-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>&nbsp;</p> <p>EXCERPTS</p> <p>The Finnish Government has unveiled a list of new measures to tear down inactivity traps in order to meet its target of raising the national employment rate to 72 per cent.</p> <p>The Government revealed that the measures agreed upon in its two-day mid-term session are expected to raise the number of the employed by 5,000, according to calculations made by the Ministry of Employment and the Economy.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news International access universal Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:16:50 +0000 10458 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 */ ?> Integrated early childhood education and care: Results of a European survey and literature review http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/17/04/integrated-early-childhood-education-and-care-results-europ <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>ABSTRACT</p> <p>This report focuses on high quality integrated centres as an important factor for improving young children's overall development and well-being especially for the most disadvantaged groups. Results of a European Survey and Literature Review.</p> <p>-reprinted from Research Gate</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Research, policy & practice Europe integration poverty child centred early childhood education and care inequality integrated services whole child workforce Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:33:24 +0000 10460 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 budget to pump millions into child care subsidies http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/04/ontario-budget-pump-millions-child-care-subsidies <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>Thursday’s provincial budget will make child care more affordable for Ontario families by earmarking millions of dollars in new money for fee subsidies, the Star has learned.</p> <p>Finance Minister Charles Sousa and Indira Naidoo-Harris, minister responsible for early years and child care, will outline the government’s five-year child-care spending plan during a pre-budget announcement at the downtown Toronto YMCA Wednesday afternoon.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Ontario budget spaces child care subsidies Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:05:19 +0000 10457 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 */ ?> Viewpoints: Empty promises for women? http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/04/viewpoints-empty-promises-women <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>Overview&nbsp;</p> <p>The prime minister is only posturing by offering longer parental leave that few mothers could afford to take.&nbsp;</p> <p>-reprinted from CBC News&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada federal programs maternity and parental leave Women Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:03:00 +0000 10456 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 is the solution to affordable daycare in Canada so elusive? http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/04/why-solution-affordable-daycare-canada-so-elusive <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>Overview&nbsp;</p> <p>For so many working families in this country, it's called the Daycare Dilemma. Even before their child is born, they add the family's name to daycare waiting lists.Then, the wait begins.</p> <p>Sometimes it can take six months, a year, and sometimes, longer. That wait can be followed by sticker shock when parents find out how much daycare will cost. Depending on where you live, the annual cost of daycare can be more than university tuition. It's an issue that hits families in the heart and the wallet.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Canada quality access cost Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:00:31 +0000 10455 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 */ ?> Rankin Inlet moms take action to open Nunavut's newest daycare http://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/17/04/rankin-inlet-moms-take-action-open-nunavuts-newest-daycare <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>It was when Sandi Vincent decided she wanted to pursue post-secondary education that she noticed a huge gap in her community.</p> <p>"I couldn't find daycare for my children and I was starting school," said Vincent.</p> <p>She wasn't alone.</p> <p>"Some friends of mine also had the same problem. And we started out thinking we would maybe get a nanny and share a nanny, and then it grew bigger," said Vincent.</p> <p>Eventually, the group got so big that Vincent and four others decided there needed to be another daycare in Rankin Inlet.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> Child care in the news Nunavut spaces access Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:57:31 +0000 10454 at http://www.childcarecanada.org