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.

Background: Wages & Compensation

Early childhood educators (ECEs) and assistants on average generally earn less than other workers and less than most women in other occupations. Based on information from the Statistics Canada Census, median full-year full-time income for 2005 was:

Many ECEC centres have a board of directors as their governing body. The board of directors provides oversight to ensure that the organization meets its mission and is operated effectively and in the best interests of the stakeholders: members, families, funders, employees, and the community at large.

Heterosexuality is often assumed in the workplace and discrimination or harassment based on sexual orientation or gender identity is often subtle. However, all job seekers and employees deserve respect, dignity and protection from discrimination and harassment.

 

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.

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.”

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

Completed projects include:

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