Early learning and child care : Quality by design - Elements of a high quality early learning and childcare system
...Quality by Design is a project of the Childcare Resource and Research Unit, University of Toronto and was funded by Social Development Canada. It has a duration of three years (2004-2007). The project was to facilitate dialogue, debate and knowledge development regarding conceptions of and approaches to high quality early learning and child care (ELCC) programs that both enhance childrens development and support families. Intergovernmental work to begin to put a Canadian national provincially/territorially delivered ELCC system in place began in 2004. The OECDs 2004 review of ELCC in Canada made no less than six recommendations on quality including a recommendation to develop a national quality framework for early childhood services. ...
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