Child Care and Equal Opportunities - Some Policy Perspectives

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Get this from a library. Childcare and equal opportunities: some policy perspectives: papers delivered at a workshop. [Bronwen Cohen; Karen Clarke; Great Britain. Equal Opportunities. Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care 23 An equality perspective on residential child care Niall Hanlon PhD student Equality Studies Centre, University College Dublin Introduction An equality perspective on residential child care is one which places the issues of power and oppression as central concerns of practice.

This requires more thanFile Size: KB. Child care providers’ perspectives on the ECE partnerships. More research is needed on child care providers’ perspectives about their motivations to partner, experiences with partnerships, factors that facilitate partnerships, and partnership successes and challenges.

Federal guidelines require states to set subsidy reimbursement rates at a level that is “sufficient to ensure equal access for eligible children to child care services that are comparable to. * Create policies and procedures on equality and diversity Working with diversity, equality and anti-discrimination issues is a continuing challenge and these guidelines should not be seen a recipe book.

Rather, they offer an opportunity to explore one’s own attitudes to diversity, give practical ideas to make initial changes in the setting.

Each child is unique, and every child can learn. Look beyond a child’s disability or label, and get to know her as a person.

Observe children to discover what interests each one and to get ideas about what might motivate her.

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Talking and playing with children provides important opportunities for building trusting relationships. Social work focuses more on social problems, child and youth care more on human development.

Social work focuses more on organisations and policies, child and youth care more on people and relationships. Social work focuses more on knowing about children and families, child and youth care more on living and working with them. The social perspective.

A third possible approach to diversity in early childhood education is more social in nature. In this perspective, early childhood education is seen as an integral part of the social welfare mechanisms that states have put into place to ensure social justice, equal opportunities and the redistribution of wealth.

High-quality early learning is critical to a child’s development, but what does high-quality really mean. Experts in the field of early education agree on certain standards they feel child care programs should provide.

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The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) sets national standards for child care, which serve as the foundation for its accreditation.

Some forms of discrimination represent deliberate attempts to violate the principles of equal opportunity. For example, one employer might always pay men more than women, while another could refuse to interview disabled job applicants. A key purpose of EEO laws is to prevent such intentional behaviors.

Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors and other practitioners—who work with children from kindergarten through high school. Educators use our materials to supplement the curriculum, to inform their practices, and to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued and welcome participants.

Additional support for child care was included in Congress’s third COVID stimulus package—$ billion for states through the federal Child Care Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Program, which distributes funding to states to provide child care subsidies to low-income families.

2 To put that dollar figure in perspective, it’s equivalent. Child care costs constitute a large portion of the income families need in order to achieve a modest yet adequate standard of living—and are particularly onerous for workers paid the minimum wage. Measuring child care costs against a variety of benchmarks demonstrates that high quality child care is out of reach for working families.

The Child Care COVID grant can be used to help child care providers cover a variety of expenses during the COVID crisis including salaries and benefits for employees, DHS licensing fees, liability insurance, tuition and registration relief for families, lease and mortgage payments, utilities, cleaning supplies, classroom materials and.

The Office of Child Care was established in September and replaces the former Child Care Bureau. National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC) NCCIC is a national clearinghouse and technical assistance center linking parents, providers, policy-makers, researchers, and the public to early care and education information.

Pre-K Now. Created inthe U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is charged with enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against job applicants and employees based on.

Examples of Equal Opportunities Within the Workplace. Equal opportunity employment practices generally involve adhering to federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination and harassment in the workplace.

However, employers with a broad vision of what it means to provide equal opportunities to potential and. In a new book, Improving Children’s Life Chances, published by Child Poverty Action Group, leading experts from research, policy and practice: discuss the implications of the shift to ‘life chances’ as a focus of social policy; set out measures to improve children’s life chances from a range of perspectives.

NEW - Child Welfare Strategy Group's Review and Recommendations for CSA Oversight in Child Caring Institutions Act No.

of the Public Acts ofas Amended, Pertaining to the Regulation of Child Care Organizations - CWL-Pub Stay up-to-date on issues in early childhood education and hear perspectives from a wide range of educators.

ESSA is responsible for ensuring that all children have an equal opportunity to receive a high-quality education that prepares them for school and life.

The law also requires that the ESSA plan be coordinated with the Child Care. Protecting Children by Strengthening Families: A Family Impact Assessment of Two Child Welfare Bills – Family Policy Report 1(4), by COFO, Families and Long-Term Care: An Issue for the s – Family Policy Report 1(2), by COFO, Introduction – Family Policy Report 1(1), by COFO,   Collaborative relationships and the use of critical reflection allow educators to implement programs that provide equal opportunities for all children to achieve learning outcomes.

As part of Quality Area 1: Educational Program and Practice each child’s current knowledge, ideas, culture, abilities and interests are the foundation of the program. The DCS Office of Prevention was established to prevent child abuse/neglect.

To support the needs of children and strengthen families, the Office of Prevention collaborates with the Community, Service Providers, Stakeholders and the DCS Field Staff. Through these collaborations, the Office of Prevention leverages resources, education, training and programs based on best practices to serve.

From a public policy perspective, it makes a ton of sense. If we have an engaged workforce, where people are bringing their authentic selves to work every day, we have a. Definitions "Vulnerability" derives from the Latin word vulnerare (to be wounded) and describes the potential to be harmed physically and/or psychologically.

Vulnerability is often understood as the counterpart of resilience, and is increasingly studied in linked social-ecological systems. The Yogyakarta Principles, one of the international human rights instruments use the term "vulnerability.

It is the policy of the MDHHS to pursue equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, height, weight, marital status, partisan considerations, national origin, age, genetic information or disability as defined by federal and state law in our relationship with applicants for employment, employees of.

Laws & Policies Laws & Policies. Publications and resources related to State and Federal civil laws on child abuse and neglect, child welfare, and adoption. Laws addressing State agency responsibility when a child is placed in out-of-home care, including case planning, reasonable efforts to reunify families, and related issues.

The final version of this book has not been published yet. You can pre-order a copy of the book and we will send it to you when it becomes available. We will not charge you for the book until it ships. Pricing for a pre-ordered book is estimated and subject to change.

All backorders will be released at the final established price. There’s some potential for that here from two quite different perspectives. One is from the perspective of the employers.

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Many businesses are adopting work-from-home policies. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Moreover, as a Time magazine article pointed out, an equal-pay mandate wouldn’t remedy the preference for male job applicants: “The new U.S. equal pay law may cost women some .Choosing Child Care * Please note:In this book, we refer to a child as “him” in some places and “her” in others.

We do this to make the book easier to read. Please understand, however, that every point that we make is the same for girls and boys. Give your child opportunities at home to begin to develop the following positive.Allowing all children and teens the opportunity to participate in programs regardless of gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity or religion.

CI staff and volunteer training. All field staff and volunteers attend mandatory annual trainings on our Child Protection Policy and agency-specific child .