New Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice

College of Early Childhood Educators The new Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice is here! The College of Early Childhood Educators has released the second edition of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice (2017). It is now available on their website and all Registered Early Childhood Educators are being mailed a copy[…]

Ontario Making Child Care More Accessible and Affordable for Families

On June 6, 2017, it was announced that Ontario is investing $1.6 billion to build 45,000 new licensed child care spaces, focusing on schools in 2017, and expanding to other public spaces and communities across Ontario over the next five years. The province also released its Renewed Early Years and Child Care Policy Framework and Expansion[…]

Reflections on Quality – Risk-taking in the Early Years

Reflections on Quality is an invitation to reflect by Anna Nguyen-Sgro, Quality Specialist, Children’s Services, Halton Region One of the most significant indicators of quality is that the early learning and child care environment ensures each child is safe and that their well-being is protected. This element of quality is given focus in the Child[…]