Community Consultations on New Early Understanding Action Approach Start Future Week

The Division of Training is keeping general public session sessions all over the province to look for input and tips on the enhancement of an Early Studying Motion Program, together with a legislative review of the Boy or girl Care Act and regulations.

The province has been strengthening its endeavours to make an very affordable, available, and excellent early finding out program in Newfoundland and Labrador. Additional data can be found in backgrounder down below.

Public consultations on the Early Mastering Motion Prepare gives an option for these in the early understanding and little one treatment sector, stakeholders and the general public, to give input and comments on systems and legislation, and how they can be enhanced to fulfill the demands of youngsters and families in Newfoundland and Labrador.

In-man or woman session sessions are scheduled to consider location across the province, commencing June 12 right up until June 27. A comprehensive program is out there in the backgrounder down below.

To reserve a seat at any of the in-human being periods, or if there are lodging expected please electronic mail [email protected]. All suggestions obtained will be evaluated and regarded as by the office in the course of the evaluation.

Published submissions are approved all through that time frame and may well be despatched to both of the subsequent:

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

E mail: [email protected]

Fax:    709-729-1400

As portion of the session process, a study on early studying is also being performed. It can be discovered right here.

“It is important that people closest to the early studying sector have their thoughts and concepts recognised as we construct the kid treatment landscape in the province. Mother and father and members of the public also have valid fears and tips that are welcome for the duration of this time of evaluate. I persuade every person to show up at an in-human being session and share what advancements you would like to see to enable children and families.”
Honourable John Haggie
Minister of Education and learning


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Early Finding out Motion System Session Agenda

Date: Site: Location: Time:
June 12 Gander College of the North Atlantic 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 13 Marystown Keyin Faculty 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 14 Bay Roberts Keyin Higher education 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 15 St. John’s Higher education of the North Atlantic, Prince Philip Travel Campus 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 University 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 21 Grand Falls-Windsor School of the North Atlantic 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
July 4


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

Early Discovering Ability Constructing Initiatives

  • $10-a-day boy or girl treatment was introduced on January 1. Much more than 8,000 baby are currently availing of $10 a working day kid treatment in the province.
  • A new wage grid for early childhood educators was released with an improve for all concentrations based mostly on $25 for every hour for Stage II ECEs.
  • Early childhood educators acquired a recognition reward and a wage grid delay payment.
  • Funding was offered to the University of the North Atlantic, Keyin School and Academy Canada to develop the selection of seats they can supply in early discovering courses. These agreements will see an improve of above 700 seats at the end of this 12 months.
  • Bursaries are out there to early childhood education and learning learners at article-secondary establishments in the province.
  • The Division of Education is operating on the advancement of a recruitment and retention strategy for early childhood educators.
  • A pre-Kindergarten pilot plan that will see 35 sites open up by the stop of this year has been introduced.
  • The Section has provided funding to the Family members and Kid Care Connections Company to expand their household residence functions into Labrador and Central Newfoundland.
  • Funding below the Baby Treatment Ability Grant has be greater to $8,000 for each produced space for not-for-gain groups and municipalities.
  • Funding less than the Relatives Youngster Care Capability Grant has increased to up to $15,000 with an escalating assistance commitment.

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