ERIC Number: ED382330
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-May
Reference Count: N/A
A Guide to Child Care in Ontario.
Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care, Toronto.
Designed for use by those interested in child care issues, this guide is a basic description of the state of child care in Ontario, Canada. Chapter 1 addresses the issue of the need for universal child care. Chapter 2, "Child Care Services in Ontario," discusses legislation governing child care, licensed and unlicensed child care, and who operates child care. Chapter 3 deals with the financing of child care in Ontario. Funding reforms and new directions for child care are described in chapter 4, "Child Care Policy in Ontario." Chapter 5, "What is Wrong with Child Care in Ontario," examines barriers to child care and highlights some of the progress made. Chapter 6, "The Arguments for Child Care" considers the opposition to day care and refutes the arguments. Chapter 7, "Advocacy," describes the purposes and procedures for lobbying. Child care related useful addresses are listed in chapter 8; the last chapter provides lists of readings and audio-visual resources. (BAC)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Child Caregivers, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Employed Parents, Financial Support, Foreign Countries, Government Role
Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care, 500A Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1Y8, Canada.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care, Toronto.
Identifiers: Licensed Programs; Ontario