Projects & Publications


This information was last updated on February 1, 2013 prior to the CCHRSC’s dissolution. For more information, please see the message from the Board

Our projects produced research and developed strategies and tools to meet the needs of the child care workforce and achieve related goals. Click on the titles of our projects for more information.

ECEC sector staff are so busy that employee recognition is often put on the back burner. There are some compelling reasons to focus attention on employee recognition.

Donna Huyber, Program Supervisor
Lakeview Children’s Centre
Langruth, Manitoba

Donna Huyber is very good at her job—so good that she recently received the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Early Childhood Education.

It’s a job she loves, and the best part is being with the children every day. She plans to stay at Lakeview until she retires.


All staff working with children in a licensed child care facility must be classified. There are four levels of Classification:

Pan-Canadian ECEC Sector Studies

Working for Change: Canada's Child Care Workforce Labour Market Update (2004)

CCHRSC has compiled a listing of websites that provide information (labour market data and statistics) on careers in early childhood education and care. The links are listed below by province/territory and indicate the NOC code (read more about NOC).


Previously, Canadian trained applicants were referred to the Association of Early Childhood Educators Ontario (AECEO) or the Association francophone des services a l enfance de l Ontario (AFESEO) in order to have their educational qualifications individually assessed.