Atkinson Centre, OISE, University of Toronto
Early Years Study 3 (McCain, Mustard & McCuaig, 2011) introduced a provincial/territorial policy-monitoring tool, the ECE Report, now located at the Atkinson Centre, OISE, University of Toronto with support from MWMFF, The Lawson Foundation and Atkinson Foundation. The ECE Report offers an exchange of policy lessons across jurisdictions and acts to align provincial/territorial early childhood education in the absence of a federal authority.
Better Child Care
To provide communication support MWMFF and grantees and to support the work of the Early Child Development – Funders Working Group.
To support core operations of the Centre of Excellence in Early Child Development (CEECD), including revisions, maintenance and dissemination of the Early Child Development Encyclopedia.
To support the integration of early childhood education and family support services, demonstrating the full vision of the government’s early years policy framework.
Early Years Centers, Nova Scotia
To support the development and evaluation of the Early Years Centre sites in Nova Scotia.
To offer professional learning opportunities that contribute to the government’s efforts to create an integrated early childhood system.
To support a feasibility study of a Canadian Children’s Observatory.