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Early childhood policy, provisions and practice: Critical questions about care and education

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Symposium features a keynote address by Peter Moss and a panel discussion with Martha Friendly, Rachel Langford, Donna Lero and Kathleen Flanagan.

Location

Ryerson University, Toronto
Canada
Event date: 
10 Feb 2011 - 4:00am - 7:00am

Keynote Speaker:

  • Peter Moss, Professor of Early Childhood Provision, Faculty of Children and Learning, Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London, UK.

Topic: What is our image of the child? Critical questions in early childhood policy, provision and practice

>> See Peter Moss' policy brief for UNESCO, "What is your image of the child?"

Followed by panel responses:

  • Rachel Langford, Ryerson University -- Critical Questions about pedagogy: Are we asking the right questions?
  • Donna Lero, University of Guelph -- Critical questions about families: How can we design policy and provision to meet family needs?
  • Martha Friendly, CRRU -- Critical questions about Canada: What are the barriers to early childhood policy and provision?
  • Kathleen Flanagan, Child and Family Policy Consultant/ECE and Care Specialist -- Critical questions about moving forward: What can a province do?

Organized by:

School of Early Childhood Education, Ryerson University
Childcare Resource and Research Unit
Centre for Families, Work and Well-Being, University of Guelph
Centre for Children, Youth and Families, Ryerson University

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