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.

This project ran from June 2007 to February 2009 and focused on:

The Career Promotions & Recruitment Strategy project ran from February 2006 to January 2007. The project focused on creating a strategy designed to address the sector’s recruitment and retention challenge, specifically:

Building on the need for a consistent approach to child care training as identified in the Working for Change project (2004) this project focused on:

This project ran from August 2004 to August 2006 and led to the creation of the first set of Occupational Standards for Child Care Administrators.

This project updated the findings of the only Canada-wide sector study on ECEC. Building on findings from the 1998 report “Our Child Care Workforce” this project focused on:

 

Providers must be at least 18 years old, must complete the Canadian Child Care Federation Family Home Day Care Training (Level One), hold current first aid and infant CPR certificates, provide criminal reference and child abuse registry checks, and participate in ongoing professional development training.

Most employers find dismissal of an employee to be a difficult process regardless of the reasons for the dismissal.

Karen Wright: Supported Child Care Worker, North End Day Care, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Coordinator, Canadian Union of Postal Workers’ Summer Camp

Karen Wright credits working in child care with “stopping my aging process.”

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