ChildcareCanada.org - All online documents. https://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 */ ?> Overcoming segmentation in social policy? Comparing new early education and childcare efforts in Costa Rica and Uruguay https://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/19/01/overcoming-segmentation-social-policy-comparing-new-early-e <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>Abstract</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Precarious work, precarious lives: How policy can create more security https://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/19/01/precarious-work-precarious-lives-how-policy-can-create-more <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><strong>Introduction</strong><br />Precarious work is a complex concept; it is not just about low-waged work (as not all types of precarious work are low-waged), but includes other factors such as the uncertainty of tenure, working hours, and the frequency of pay. In short, it is the unpredictability of income, the instability of employment and the lack of or limited access to social security that makes precarious work ‘precarious’. Therefore, policy interventions must address these issues.</p> <p>This report examines five major policy areas and the scope for policy interventions.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Holiday childcare survey 2018 https://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/19/01/holiday-childcare-survey-2018 <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>Summary&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> City looking into lack of childcare services in Kamloops https://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/19/01/city-looking-lack-childcare-services-kamloops <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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>KAMLOOPS - There are no daycare facilities in Savona where Olivia Willett lives with her fiancée and two kids.</p> <p>Willett is one of many young families in Savona who come into Kamloops for work and daycare.</p> <p>“The fact that I am driving half an hour into town, then I have to separate my children just to have care is what’s been the most upsetting,” she says in a phone interview.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> HRMAJ supports implementation of a national paternity leave policy https://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/19/01/hrmaj-supports-implementation-national-paternity-leave-policy <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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>The Human Resource Management Association of Jamaica (HRMAJ) has welcomed the recent announcement by Gender Minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange that consultation with stakeholders in relation to the development and implementation of a National Paternity Leave Policy (NPL) for Jamaica will be conducted over the next few months.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Councillors to get maternity leave for the first time after landmark vote https://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/19/01/councillors-get-maternity-leave-first-time-after-landmark-vote <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> New maternity and paternity rights have been granted to Newcastle councillors </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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>Councillors in Newcastle will now be guaranteed maternity and paternity leave after a landmark vote.</p> <p>Newcastle City Council representatives previously had no rights to parental leave, which critics complained was a serious barrier to getting many people - particularly women - involved in local politics.</p> <p>But the authority agreed to back new rights for councillors who become parents at Wednesday night’s full council meeting.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> An up-to-date joint labor supply and child care choice model https://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/research-policy-practice/19/01/date-joint-labor-supply-and-child-care-choice-model <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>Abstract&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Two reasons 'improved' childcare does not mean better childcare in Hong Kong https://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/19/01/two-reasons-improved-childcare-does-not-mean-better-childcare-hong-k <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The government’s pledge to “improve” childcare services has undercut its achievement on pro-child policies. It must boost staffing ratios, for a start </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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>One of the key achievements of Carrie Lam’s administration so far has been on children’s affairs. At the structural level, the government finally heeded community appeals for a Commission on Children. At the policy level, it increased investment in primary and secondary education, launched a pilot scheme on social work service for pre-primary institutions and tried to improve childcare services. However, the proposed “improvement” of childcare services has greatly compromised its original achievement.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Majority of parents say large companies should subsidise childcare costs https://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/19/01/majority-parents-say-large-companies-should-subsidise-childcare-cost <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Parents would like to see large companies subsidising childcare costs and the government providing tax relief on childcare costs from an earlier age, according to new research. </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>EXCERPTS</p> <p>The survey commissioned by Cuckooz Nest, a workspace with integrated nursery, found 85 per cent believe companies with over 250 employees should subsidise the childcare costs they incur.</p> <p>The survey of working parents also found 91 per cent think the government should provide tax relief on childcare costs from a younger age to encourage parents to return to work earlier.</p> <p>Forty-six per cent of parents said the cost of childcare was the biggest obstacle when returning to work after having a child.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> /** * @file views-view-row-rss.tpl.php * Default view template to display a item in an RSS feed. * * @ingroup views_templates */ ?> Culturally specific child care helps instil pride in Indigenous kids https://www.childcarecanada.org/documents/child-care-news/19/01/culturally-specific-child-care-helps-instil-pride-indigenous-kids <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>EXCERPTS&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1">Growing up, Dawn Westlands lived in an urban centre and because of the city environment, she didn't have a supportive cultural influence outside of her family and friends.</p> <p class="p1">Now, she works at&nbsp;Eagle's Nest Aboriginal Head Start&nbsp;in Vancouver as the preschool program coordinator and feels inspired to be working in a place that can provide that support to urban Indigenous children and their families.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div>