research,policy and action

The Moving Child Care Forward Project, funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada’s Connections program, is designed to broaden and deepen debate and understanding of early childhood education and child care (ECEC) policy issues. The project’s goals: knowledge mobilization to promote research, inform public and policy dialogue and to develop effective responses to complex policy issues to better serve young children and their families. The Moving Child Care Forward Project is a joint initiative of the Childcare Resource and Research Unit, Centre for Work, Families and Well-Being at the University of Guelph, and Susan Prentice, Department of Sociology at the University of Manitoba. read more about the project

Policy briefs / commentaries

Moving child care forward policy brief coverEach brief responds to three questions:
  What?   So what?   Now what?
Policy briefs may be accompanied by one or more short commentaries that augment the content or ideas or present related points of view.
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Research conference 2014

Research, Evidence and Policy:
Mobilizing Knowledge

November 13, 2014,
Winnipeg, MB
Conference presentations are now available for review.

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ECEC Researcher Directory

Moving Child Care Forward has created a directory of Canadian researchers working on ECEC policy issues. It will contribute to connecting the broad range of players with an interest in ECEC policy through sharing information about ongoing Canadian research, policy and practice developments.

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