We've sourced some pertinent news feeds from websites that publish literacy-related information; these include Rethinking Childhood, Keeping In Touch, Child Care Canada - Childcare Resource & Research Unit, First Nations Early Childhood Development Council, Vanier Institute of the Family, and The Canadian Child Care Federation., https://www.bccf.ca/bccf/blog/
CCCF Book Review: Love Builds Brains
Love Builds Brains by Doctor Jean Clinton, MD, offers intuitive, wise advice from her long background in neuroscience and research in child development.
A reminder of the significance of play in lockdown
It seems timely to share a post that child psychology academic Prof Helen Dodd and I wrote for The Conversation in March last year. With many schoolchildren at home once more, millions of parents across the UK are...
My new book Urban Playground: Sneak peek and seasonal discounted price
I am delighted to share news that my forthcoming book Urban Playground: How child-friendly planning and design can save cities, is available to pre-order from the RIBA website here. The book opens with an overview of...
Exciting News For Our Community… Have You Heard?
November 30th the Canadian Government made an announcement regarding child care . It's great news!
Early childhood policies and systems in eight countries: Findings from IEA’s early childhood education study
Summary of key findings The IEA International Early Childhood Education Study (ECES) is a comparative research program of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). The purpose...
Canada Child Benefit: Parents sound off
EXCERPTS The Canada Child Benefit (CCB) launched this week, which meant a change in monthly assistance for many Canadian families. The new benefit replaces the Canada Child Tax Benefit, the Universal Child Care...
The kids are still not alright
Opinion EXCERPTS By the time millions of children enter kindergarten in America, they're already lagging behind. Much has been said about the need to level the playing the field throughout...
Cost of child care: Much more than a family matter
EXCERPTS Working families face several challenges to make ends meet, and one of them is the increasingly steep cost of child care. Some parents say they absolutely have to return to work to keep their families afloat...
2016-2017 Public Policy Agenda
About Child Care Aware of America’s agenda Over the past several years, Child Care Aware of America has surveyed and conducted focus groups with parents of young children, grandparents, national child advocacy...
The best thing Hillary Clinton can do for working parents