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No finer investment than early childhood education

Chronicle Herald, May 7, 2018 Excerpt: "Indeed, investments in greater access to early childhood education (ECE) have remarkably powerful and far-reaching benefits for society, a new study by the Conference Board of Canada (Ready for Life: A Socio-Economic Analysis of Early Childhood Education) shows.Providing quality pre-school education, the study finds,...

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The Impacts of Early Childhood Education

With the release of the Early Childhood Education Report 2017, the Honourable Margaret McCain discusses the impacts of Early Childhood Education.

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Early childhood education expert: I saw a brilliant way to teach kids. Unfortunately it wasn’t in the United States.

The Washington Post, October 31, 2017 The following article endorses the Nova Scotia play-based learning approach in pre-primary and child care centres, which is typical of early learning approaches across Canada. Valerie Strauss, author of the article, was recently the keynote speaker at the Nova Scotia Child Care Association conference...

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Early childhood education and care: A foundation for a fair and productive society

September 26, 2017Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 1055 Marginal Road, Halifax, Kenneth C. Rowe Hall The Conference Board of Canada study suggests the universal provision of Early Childhood Education (ECE) has the potential to improve socio-economic outcomes including the reduction of poverty and income inequality. There is compelling...

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Pre-primary decision up to parents, but N.S. has made right choice

Local Xpress, July 25, 2017 Excerpt: "Regardless of their motivations, all of Nova Scotia will prosper from this essential investment in their youngest citizens. By improving educational outcomes, reducing illiteracy and poverty, and making the province a place where young families want to come and stay, Nova Scotia will feel...

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