Child care

Child Care Worker: Preparation for Certification Program - A Journey to the Future (2012)

Presentation by PALN Project Team April 18, 2012

This presentation outlines a program developed by the Prince Albert Literacy Network (PALN) in Saskatchewan to help adults with low literacy skills prepare for careers in child care.

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2013-09-09

Good news: Canada's high-school dropout rates are falling (2006)

Lessons in Learning – December 16, 2005

While much progress has been made across Canada in reducing the high-school dropout rate, the progress is much slower among certain groups, including Aboriginal students, those in rural areas, and young men. The authors of this article examine what is known about factors affecting high-school completion, and look at ways to encourage all students to complete high school.

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2013-05-08

Why is high-quality child care essential? The link between quality child care and early learning (2006)

Lessons in Learning – May 31, 2006

While parents have the most influence on their children’s lives, non-parental care can also have a significant impact, the authors of this paper point out. Whether that impact is good or bad depends on a variety of factors, including the quality of care the child is receiving.

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2013-03-15

Attachment (2009)

This booklet, prepared by the Early Childhood Learning Knowledge Centre (ECLKC) of the Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), is aimed at parents, service providers, policy makers, and the general public.

The authors explain that during infancy, it is critically important for children to bond with and come to treat their caregivers as safe havens, a core process known as “attachment.”

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2011-11-29

Lesson 7: Elementary Teacher Assistant (2005)

Plan a class field trip

This two-part lesson plan teaches Elementary Teacher Assistants or Early Childcare workers how to plan a class field trip. The first lesson introduces the criteria and details involved in planning a class trip. In the second lesson, the learners use community resources, Internet, library, information centres etc. to complete an outline of a field trip. The lesson was prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers.

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2009-12-23

Sylvia Gold's Address at CCLOW's Annual General Meeting: June 21, 1985, Toronto (1985)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1985 - Vol. 4, No. 1

Sylvia Gold addressed CCLOW's Annual General Meeting, June 21, 1985 in Toronto, Ontario.

In 1985, Sylvia Gold was President of the Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

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2004-09-09

Lack of Child Care A Barrier to Women Learners (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1986 - Vol. 4, No. 4

Child care which is affordable, accessible, and flexible is an issue for women's learning. It is also an equality issue. Child care for women who are students and trainees is one of these barriers at the "outer gate".

The Halifax Committee of CCLOW prepared this brief for presentation to the Parliamentary Committee on Child Care.

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2004-07-29

An Extravagant Fraudulence: The Plight of Sole Support Mothers (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1986 - Vol.42, No. 4

Sole support mothers face many barriers to employment and to education.

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2004-07-28

The Costs and Benefits of a National Child Care System in Canada (1986)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1986 - vol. 4 no. 4

This article is taken from the Executive Summary of The Costs and Benefits of a National Child Care System for Canada.

The document, written in the late 1980s, discusses a crisis in child care in Canada. The document states that the vast majority of children who need child care services are denied access to quality, licensed care.

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2004-02-13

Side by Side (2002)

Parents & Caregivers: Early Learning and Literacy

This booklet can be used by anyone who works and cares for children. While defining stages from birth up to nine years, suggestions are given to help children how to discover the love of reading. New Brunswick-based resources are also listed.

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2002-12-10

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