Licensed child care providers: how hard has COVID-19 hit you or your centre?

This urgent message is for you, if you are: a director, owner or manager of a licensed or regulated child care centre or a family child care provider of a licensed or regulated home child care If you are not, but know someone who is, please share this page. Between centre closures, unavailable staff and… Continue reading Licensed child care providers: how hard has COVID-19 hit you or your centre?

Challenges and prospects in the EU: Quality of life and public services

This flagship report from Eurofound, Challenges and prospects in the EU: Quality of life and public services, brings together in-depth contributions in the area of the quality of society and public services, based mainly on research carried out since 2016. Recognizing the fact that the quality of people’s lives is profoundly influenced by their access to… Continue reading Challenges and prospects in the EU: Quality of life and public services

Challenges and prospects in the EU: Quality of life and public services

This flagship report from Eurofound, Challenges and prospects in the EU: Quality of life and public services, brings together in-depth contributions in the area of the quality of society and public services, based mainly on research carried out since 2016. Recognizing the fact that the quality of people’s lives is profoundly influenced by their access to… Continue reading Challenges and prospects in the EU: Quality of life and public services

Toolkit: Candidate Meeting Report Form

Candidate Meeting Report Form   Please use this online submission form to submit your report to Child Care Now   Form text below for your reference. Candidate’s Name:    _______________________________ Candidate’s Riding:   _______________________________ Candidate’s Party:      _______________________________ Names of child care advocates who attended the meeting, and their contact information. _______________________________________________________________________________________________ Did the candidate allow you to take… Continue reading Toolkit: Candidate Meeting Report Form

Toolkit: All-candidates’ meetings – questions on child care

All-candidates’ meetings – questions on child care One of the best ways to make sure child care is addressed at an all-candidate’s meeting is to ask candidates a question.  Here’s an example.   Preamble (if there is time for one, make these points): Numerous studies have established that making affordable, high-quality early learning and child… Continue reading Toolkit: All-candidates’ meetings – questions on child care

Toolkit: Speaking Points and Letters – What to say to your candidate

Speaking Points: What to say in your candidate meeting Introduction Introduce yourselves: say what you do and where you are from Thank the candidate for meeting with you Confirm how long you have for the meeting Say that you are here as part of a coalition of parents, educators and organizations concerned about the child… Continue reading Toolkit: Speaking Points and Letters – What to say to your candidate