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.


Individuals certified in Early Childhood Education in another province or territory may apply for Classification in Nova Scotia under the Agreement on Internal Trade and The Labour Mobility Act.

Statutory is defined as something “fixed, authorized, or established by statute”. Therefore the benefit packages that Canadian employers offer are designed to enhance the well-being of their employee base, and will contain both statutory and discretionary benefits. Statutory benefits are some of the benefits also referred to as “employer paid” benefits.

Aimee Clark: Child Care Advocate, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Aimee Clark has been involved in child care for almost 30 years without ever being paid. That’s because most of her work has been as a child care advocate.


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

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).

The Child Care Human Resources Sector Council (CCHRSC) has partnered with the Early Childhood Community Development Centre (ECCDC) to produce the Occupational Standards for Child Care Administrators and Early Childhood Educators (ECEs) Checklists.