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EXCERPTS Type: Public CompanyAddress: 2400 Presidents Drive, Montgomery, Alabama 36116, U.S.A.Telephone: (334) 277-5090Fax: (334) 271-1210Employees: 21,000 ...

Description:The aim of this paper is to contribute to the debate on the most appropriate framework fordeveloping and sustaining a pan-Canadian early child ...

Category:CA - Documents

Excerpts:Public financing is best directed to not-for-profit child-care systems, which are superior to commercial child care models. Yet, the Frontier Cent ...

www.cesifo-group.de/portal/page/portal/DICE_Content/SOCIAL_P...

Description:This chart contains the auspice, age, locus of care, quality, and access/coverage for OECD countries in the late 1990s.

Category:Other countries

www.ccaac.ca/pdf/resources/factsheets/auspice.pdf

Description:Auspice — who owns and operates child care — is one of the factors that makes a difference to the qualityof early learning and care service ...

Category:CA - Documents

unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001474/147470e.pdf

Description:This paper is an overview of the history of developments in early childhood education and care (ECEC) around the world, with descriptions of re ...

www.cpsa-acsp.ca/papers-2009/Findlay.pdf

Introduction:The concept of social capital has received enormous attention in the social sciences and beyond.Researchers have shown a particular interest i ...

Abstract: This paper reports on the design, methodology, and results of a study of quality in 326 classrooms in 239 Canadian child care centers. This study ...

Category:CA - Documents

childcarecanada.org//publications/occasional-paper-series/97...

Description:This paper traces the post-war development of child care services in Alberta in a historical context and details the power mechanisms employed ...

Category:Alberta

Excerpts:A Tasmanian union believes child care jobs might be saved if operator, Stepping Stones, converts to a not-for-profit organisation.Stepping Stones ...

www.sociology.columbia.edu/pdf-files/marwell02.pdf

Abstract:A growing body of research has emerged on “mixed-form” markets—markets for goodsand services in which for-profit, nonprofit, and government ...

Abstract:This paper provides experimental estimates of the impact of a voucher for private care withinthe Nordic system of universal provision of public ca ...

www2.wu-wien.ac.at/espanet2007/14_Land_Hillary.pdf

Excerpt from introduction:In this paper we will discuss how the value placed on increasing ‘choice’ is a major factordetermining both childcare and eld ...

Abstract:This study compared community-governed nonprofit and for-profit primary care practices in New Zealand to test two hypotheses: (1) nonprofits reduc ...

Abstract:This article examines the emergence of privatized child care in Australia and the effortsof one trade union to organize previously unorganized chi ...

Category:AU - Documents

www.socialpolicy.ed.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0014/10166/...

Abstract:This article examines child care policies in three countries- France, Sweden, and the United States- to explore the links between labor markets an ...

Abstract:This paper uses a rich employer-employee matched data set to investigate the existence andthe extent of nonprofit and part-time wage and compensat ...

www.cpb.nl/eng/pub/cpbreeksen/memorandum/176/memo176.pdf

Description:This paper examines the impact of the introduction of market forces on the provision of childcare in the Netherlands. In January 2005, the Du ...

Category:Other countries

www.dcsf.gov.uk/research/data/uploadfiles/RR320.pdf

Description: This research report puts together, in one volume, reports of two separate but linked projects on child:adult ratios in early years and childc ...

Category:Quality

www.aph.gov.au/Senate/committee/eet_ctte/child_care/submissi...

In the wake of the collapse of ABC Learning Centres, the Senate of Australia is holding an inquiry into childcare provision. The committee was due to repor ...

Category:AU - Documents
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