Projects & Publications

Projects

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.

The mandate of the CCHRSC is to develop a confident, skilled and respected workforce, valued for its contribution to early childhood education and care.  Working for Change:  Canada’s Child Care Workforce, Profiles and Case Studies , includes two case studies, as well as a profile of a child care staff person, one in Toronto and one in

The day-to-day work of the CCHRSC is carried out by a dedicated six-member team.

Diana Carter
Executive Director

Samantha Peek
Communications & Project Manager

Kathryn Ohashi
Financial & Administrative Manager

Ashley Stewart
Project Manager

This section provides a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of people working in Canada’s child care sector. The people profiled here share a deep commitment to early learning and child care.

Merriam-Webster defines “demographics” as the statistical characteristics of human populations such as age or income. An example of a demographic collected in human resources is gender, which may include all employees within a particular job, e.g., Early Childhood Educator. Other demographics include age, length of service and educational level.

Tammy Ball: Early Childhood Manager, Bashaw and District Support Services, Bashaw, Alberta

Ninety-six per cent of child care workers in the regulated child care sector are female.  Since the ECEC sector is female-dominated, gender equity is not about strategies for encouraging more equal representation of women. It's not even focused on increasing representation of women in managerial ranks.

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