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.

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.”

Good supervision affects organizational results and the overall work environment. A strong supervisory team that contributes to a positive work environment and enables employees to be and feel successful can provide your organization with a competitive advantage in attracting and retaining talented employees.

When introducing learning strategies into the workplace, it is important to base these strategies on a good understanding of adult learning. Adult learning is a complex topic with many theories and approaches. This section will focus on some of the most widely recognized approaches and principles that are used in adult education.

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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:

Valerie Collins: Home Visitor, Family Child Care Connections, St. John’s, Newfoundland

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