The National ELCC Workforce Policy Table convened in-person to discuss wages, benefits, and pensions

The National ELCC Workforce Policy Table convened in-person to discuss wages, benefits, and pensions

On April 24-25, the National Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Workforce Policy Table held a two-day face-to-face meeting in Toronto. The focus was on current issues and policy recommendations regarding wages, benefits, and pensions for the ELCC workforce. This meeting is part of Educators Matter, a project dedicated to the ELCC workforce by Child…

New Child Care Now report and project explore child care workforce policies 

New Child Care Now report and project explore child care workforce policies 

A recent report by Child Care Now reveals a lack of cohesive workforce policies and funding programs at the provincial/territorial level.  While governments across Canada have introduced scattered initiatives such as new bursary programs, expanded professional learning and wage increases, challenges persist. Many provinces and territories maintain low wages for ECE, with minimal attention given…

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