A new study by early childhood researchers looks at four important features of a centre’s physical environment.
A renewed model for oversight and support of all home child-care providers would ensure that our society’s youngest and most vulnerable people have access to safe and higher-quality home child care.
An early childhood development expert explains why so many preschoolers are kicked out of child care, and what to do if it happens to your child.
The Biden administration wants workers in child care and pre-K programs to earn at least $15 per hour.
The federal government spends about US$2,500 a year on child care and early education per child under 5, about half of the European average.
Whether families actually save anything at all depends entirely on where they live, and what provider they use.
COVID-19 has spotlighted structural injustice inherent in child care in Canada. Organizational leaders have a responsibility to work together, with child care stakeholders, to redress this injustice.
Choosing child care when returning to paid work can be hard and to the uninitiated the terms can be confusing. One alternative to long day care in a larger centre is known as family day care.
With caregivers’ faces covered, infants and young children will miss out on all the visual cues they’d normally get during stages of rapid developmental growth.
We found that women who had access to subsidised day-care services were 17% more likely to be employed than those who were not.
Low-income, less-educated parents with non-standard work schedules rely most on home child-care providers whose rules would be relaxed under proposed legislation.
Children’s access to quality childcare is, more than ever, dependent on whether the government views their parents as deserving or not.
Middle ear infections (otitis media) are a common and often painful condition that
most children will experience at least once in their first year.