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Title: Child Development Hubs Lots to Build On More to Do Building a Community Architecture for Early Child


1
Child Development Hubs Lots to Build On
More to DoBuilding a Community Architecture
for Early Childhood Learning and Care Project

2
Project Goals
  • Demonstrate - a diverse Canada can have a
    national child care strategy
  • 4 different communities
  • Unique, integrated models
  • Reflects national principles
  • Consider barriers strategies

3
Child care system
  • Can and must support
  • Childrens healthy development
  • Parents in both their parenting and participating
    roles (working, studying, volunteering, caring
    for other family members)

4
Integrated Services Project (Toronto First Duty)
  • Kindergarten, child care and family support
    services in one program
  • Space and resources shared
  • Integrated curriculum
  • All staff plan and deliver program as a team

5
A Year In Review6 Lessons
6
Lesson 1
  • Make No Assumptions

7
Research Support
  • Child Development
  • International Comparisons
  • Social justice/inclusion/population health
  • Demographics
  • Economic Analysis

8
International Trends
  • Universal Access
  • Quality
  • Public investment
  • Staff training and working conditions
  • Pedagogical framework
  • Parent, family and community involvement
  • Policy service coordination

9
Broadening the Base of Understanding
  • Child care generally, Citys vision
    specifically
  • Shared with 30 groups and individuals

10
Broadening the Base of Understanding
  • Support for developing child care system enhanced
    by
  • Dispelling myths
  • Sharing research and international trends
  • Yet influenced by values

11
Lesson 2Todays reality influences vision
for tomorrow
12
Federal Funding
  • To date, available annual federal funding for ECD
    has
  • Increased by 58
  • Resulted in increased ECD spending, other than
    child care

13
Federal Funding
  • Planned
  • ECD funding stable
  • Child care under 6 60 potential increase from
    2004/05

14
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15
Lesson 3Quality Crucial, Costlyyet Rewarding
16
Cost of Quality Child Care?
17
Lesson 4Integration is Building
18
Moving Towards Integration
  • 4 stages
  • Fragmentation
  • Cooperation
  • Collaboration
  • Integration

19
  • Infant Development
  • Supported Childcare
  • Protection
  • Early Intervention
  • Public Health

Vision Hub Model
  • Community Centre
  • School
  • Neighbourhood House
  • Early Childhood Centre

Family Place/ Rec. Program Unregulated
Childcare
Pre-school Regulated Childcare
Licensed Childcare 0 - 12 years Regulated
Childcare
Flex Care
  • Drop-in Parent/ Caregiver/Tots
  • Playgroups
  • Childminding
  • Half-time
  • Intervention
  • Full-time
  • Part-time

Parenting Program
Stable Base Funding
20
Hub Elements
  • Hubs are committed to
  • integrating and/or coordinating services
  • proactively assessing/supporting broader family
    needs through direct delivery and/or
    neighbourhood linkages
  • highlighting the importance of, and need for,
    high quality, affordable, accessible services for
    families.

21
Child Development Hub
LINK, REFER, RELATIONSHIPS WITH
MANAGE, PARTNER, HOST, FACILITATE
Education
Licensed Child Care (infant toddler, group 3-5,
preschool, school aged, child minding)
Library
Family child care
Faith Groups
DIRECT PROVISION
Public Health
Stand-alone licensed child care
Supported Child Care
Family Support (parent drop-ins, child care
resource and referral, early literacy)
Parks Rec
Other non-profit organizations providing
services to children and families
Other Community Agencies
22
Moving the Vision Forward
  • Recognizing neighbourhood-based infrastructure
    function
  • planning development
  • program coordination evaluation
  • networking outreach
  • innovation
  • and resourcing it properly

23
Lesson 5Local Collaboration is KeyANDIts
Bigger Than That
24
City of Vancouver and Community leadership
foundation-building
  • 1990 Civic Strategy 2002 consultation and
    Moving Forward Report
  • Planning coordination
  • Grants
  • Facilities
  • Research
  • Capacity Building
  • Advocacy

25
Vancouvers Goals for aChild Development System
  • Public good community service
  • Planned and delivered by communities, in public
    and community facilities
  • Accessible
  • Stable, coordinated services
  • Quality and affordability monitored
  • Support and real choice for families
  • Licensed, not-for-profit child care
  • Fully funded infrastructure
  • Support for family child care providers,
    stand-alone child care centres, etc.

26
Overarching Barrier
  • Coordinated public policy with substantial public
    funding required

27
Strategies
  • Advocate
  • Collaborate/Integrate
  • Maximize existing resources examples
  • Protocol School Bd, Parks Bd, City
  • Joint Council adding community and research
  • Windows of Opportunity (Children First)

28
Lesson 6Accountability for public funding
requires a new approach
29
Directing the New Dollars
  • Enhance quality
  • Improve affordability
  • Address accessibility
  • Develop more spaces
  • User fees and subsidies dont ensure
    accountability for these outcomes.

30
A New Federal Agreement?
  • Public accountability for
  • Coordinated Policy evidence-based development
    of locally planned, locally delivered family and
    centre-based services
  • Substantial Funding - moving from user
    fee/subsidy system towards stable base funding
    for services, building in accountability for
    quality, affordability, accessibility

31
Contact Information
  • YWCA Canada (www.ywcacanada.ca)
  • YWCA of Vancouver (www.ywcavan.org)
  • City of Vancouver (www.city.vancouver.bc.ca)
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