EARLY LEARNING AND CHILD CARE UPDATE 2017-2018

CFUW Ontario Council supports “a quality, universally accessible and comprehensive early learning and child care program which emphasizes the development of the whole child. Funding for this initiative should involve all levels of government through cost-sharing mechanisms, as in other human services such as health, education and social programs” (CFUW policy adopted 2006) CFUW Ontario […]

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Meeting with Indira Naidoo-Harris

CFUW Ontario Council met with Minister of the Status of Women Indira Naidoo-Harris and two Senior Policy Advisors to discuss Early Learning and Child Care and Women’s Economic Empowerment.

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24,000 New Child Care Spaces

Ontario Council is pleased that 24,000 new child care spaces are being created.  A good start. More information.

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Shannon Fuller delivers Plenary

Shannon Fuller, the acting Assistant Deputy Minister in the Early Years Division at the Ministry of Education presented Renewing and Expanding Ontario’s Early Years System in her plenary address at the March Ontario Council Standing Committee meeting. Shannon began with an overview of the Ontario’s Early Years system within a historical perspective. In 2009, Dr. […]

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Early Years & Child Care Consultation

Summary of CFUW Ontario Council’s Submission concerning the Early Years and Child Care consultation: …”a high-quality early years and child care system is all about well-trained, well paid, compassionate and caring staff who are engaged with children and families. Appropriate staffing is combined with an early learning program based on sound pedagogy and funded through […]

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