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The 19th Annual Summer Institute on Early Childhood Development

Ensuring equity and inclusion in early learning and child care

Canada's Children Need a Professional Early Childhood Education Workforce

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Weekly e-Newsletter


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New Presentations  
Early Childhood Educators are at the heart of quality early learning
Supporting Resilience with Strong Public Policy
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Tyler and his mom need child care
Children's Voices
The Development of the Early Childhood Education Report Benchmarks
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New Publications  
Why doesn’t Canada let schools provide child care?
Canada’s child-care investment needs to advance climate change policy goals
Children across Canada deserve a professional early childhood education workforce
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Atkinson Centre Sponsored
New! Summer Institute 2023 - Ensuring equity and inclusion in early learning and child care (May 11, 2023)
Summer Institute 2022 - The Early Years: In, About, and For the Environment (May 30-June 2, 2022)
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2023 AECEO Conference (April 27-29, 2023)
Recognizing the Value of Educators- Let's Celebrate You! (October 22, 2022)
Future Proofing: Our Path Forward (October 1-4, 2022)

Policy Monitor

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SK: Governments Invest $12 Million To Provide Tuition-Free Training For Prospective And Current Early Childhood Educators
YT: Understanding the Early Years course provides opportunities for culturally competent early childhood educator training
CA: The Government of Canada invests in artificial intelligence and teaching
NB: New designated early learning and child-care spaces to be created
BC: Extra school playground funds mean more fun for more kids, families


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