Community Consultations on New Early Mastering Action Approach Begin Subsequent 7 days

The Office of Schooling is holding general public session sessions all through the province to request enter and tips on the development of an Early Understanding Motion Plan, together with a legislative evaluate of the Boy or girl Treatment Act and regulations.

The province has been strengthening its endeavours to produce an reasonably priced, accessible, and top quality early studying process in Newfoundland and Labrador. Additional information can be uncovered in backgrounder under.

General public consultations on the Early Learning Action Program presents an prospect for those people in the early learning and boy or girl treatment sector, stakeholders and the public, to present enter and comments on programs and laws, and how they can be enhanced to meet the desires of little ones and households in Newfoundland and Labrador.

In-human being consultation classes are scheduled to take location throughout the province, starting up June 12 until finally June 27. A total routine is offered in the backgrounder below.

To reserve a seat at any of the in-person sessions, or if there are lodging required be sure to electronic mail [email protected]. All opinions gained will be evaluated and considered by the office during the overview.

Penned submissions are acknowledged during that time body and could be despatched to both of the adhering to:

Mail:   Department of Education and learning
3rd Flooring, West Block
Confederation Building
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL   A1B 4J6

E mail: [email protected]

Fax:    709-729-1400

As portion of the session procedure, a study on early studying is also staying carried out. It can be observed listed here.

“It is crucial that individuals closest to the early discovering sector have their feelings and thoughts known as we establish the boy or girl treatment landscape in the province. Mothers and fathers and customers of the public also have valid worries and concepts that are welcome through this time of evaluate. I encourage absolutely everyone to attend an in-particular person session and share what improvements you would like to see to help little ones and people.”
Honourable John Haggie
Minister of Education and learning


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Early Learning Motion System Session Routine

Day: Site: Venue: Time:
June 12 Gander University 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 College or university 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 15 St. John’s Faculty of the North Atlantic, Prince Philip Drive 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 College or university 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
June 21 Grand Falls-Windsor University of the North Atlantic 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
July 4


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

Early Mastering Potential Creating Initiatives

  • $10-a-day baby care was introduced on January 1. More than 8,000 youngster are presently availing of $10 a working day kid treatment in the province.
  • A new wage grid for early childhood educators was released with an raise for all levels based on $25 for every hour for Stage II ECEs.
  • Early childhood educators gained a recognition reward and a wage grid delay payment.
  • Funding was presented to the Higher education of the North Atlantic, Keyin University and Academy Canada to expand the quantity of seats they can present in early understanding applications. These agreements will see an enhance of above 700 seats at the finish of this calendar year.
  • Bursaries are available to early childhood education and learning students at publish-secondary establishments in the province.
  • The Division of Education and learning is functioning on the advancement of a recruitment and retention plan for early childhood educators.
  • A pre-Kindergarten pilot software that will see 35 sites open up by the close of this calendar year has been released.
  • The Office has provided funding to the Loved ones and Youngster Care Connections Company to grow their household dwelling functions into Labrador and Central Newfoundland.
  • Funding beneath the Baby Care Capacity Grant has be elevated to $8,000 per established area for not-for-profit groups and municipalities.
  • Funding underneath the Relatives Baby Care Capability Grant has increased to up to $15,000 with an escalating service motivation.

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