Community Consultations on New Early Studying Action Prepare Get started Up coming 7 days

The Division of Education and learning is keeping community session classes all over the province to seek out enter and suggestions on the improvement of an Early Learning Motion Strategy, which includes a legislative assessment of the Little one Care Act and restrictions.

The province has been strengthening its efforts to build an inexpensive, obtainable, and high-quality early understanding process in Newfoundland and Labrador. Additional data can be found in backgrounder beneath.

Public consultations on the Early Studying Action Approach delivers an option for individuals in the early understanding and kid care sector, stakeholders and the community, to present input and comments on systems and laws, and how they can be enhanced to meet up with the requires of young children and families in Newfoundland and Labrador.

In-individual consultation classes are scheduled to choose place across the province, beginning June 12 until eventually June 27. A whole schedule is readily available in the backgrounder underneath.

To reserve a seat at any of the in-man or woman periods, or if there are accommodations expected please email [email protected]. All feedback gained will be evaluated and viewed as by the division all through the overview.

Penned submissions are recognized throughout that time body and may be despatched to either of the adhering to:

Mail:   Department of Education
3rd Floor, West Block
Confederation Setting up
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL   A1B 4J6

Email: [email protected]

Fax:    709-729-1400

As portion of the consultation approach, a survey on early learning is also currently being carried out. It can be identified listed here.

“It is essential that all those closest to the early finding out sector have their ideas and strategies recognised as we build the child treatment landscape in the province. Mother and father and customers of the general public also have valid problems and tips that are welcome throughout this time of evaluation. I persuade absolutely everyone to attend an in-person session and share what enhancements you would like to see to help small children and households.”
Honourable John Haggie
Minister of Training


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Early Learning Motion Strategy Consultation Plan

Date: Spot: Location: Time:
June 12 Gander School of the North Atlantic 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 13 Marystown Keyin Higher education 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 14 Bay Roberts Keyin University 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 15 St. John’s College of the North Atlantic 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 19 Corner Brook Academy Canada 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 20 Stephenville Keyin Higher education 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 21 Grand Falls-Windsor Faculty of the North Atlantic 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
July 4


Pleased Valley-Goose Bay University of the North Atlantic 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Early Understanding Potential Setting up Initiatives

  • $10-a-day boy or girl treatment was released on January 1. Far more than 8,000 child are at this time availing of $10 a day kid treatment in the province.
  • A new wage grid for early childhood educators was introduced with an raise for all degrees primarily based on $25 per hour for Level II ECEs.
  • Early childhood educators gained a recognition bonus and a wage grid delay payment.
  • Funding was provided to the Higher education of the North Atlantic, Keyin College and Academy Canada to extend the quantity of seats they can provide in early studying applications. These agreements will see an maximize of over 700 seats at the stop of this 12 months.
  • Bursaries are available to early childhood training college students at submit-secondary institutions in the province.
  • The Section of Education and learning is doing work on the progress of a recruitment and retention approach for early childhood educators.
  • A pre-Kindergarten pilot method that will see 35 internet sites open up up by the close of this calendar year has been introduced.
  • The Office has offered funding to the Household and Child Treatment Connections Agency to broaden their relatives dwelling operations into Labrador and Central Newfoundland.
  • Funding under the Child Treatment Potential Grant has be increased to $7,000 per made house for not-for-profit teams and municipalities.
  • Funding under the Family members Kid Care Capacity Grant has increased to up to $15,000 with an escalating provider dedication.

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