The introduction of all day kindergarten is causing some tension for parents and teachers alike. Although many parents and teachers agree the program will help youngsters with reading and arithmetic they feel the introduction of the program is rushed and poorly funded. The program is meant to address gaps in early childhood education and care, but many advocates suggest affordable, accessible childcare with well paid and well educated staff may be a better solution. Read more in the Vancouver Courrier.
Read more on about “Integrated Early Care and Learning in BC” at the Coalition of Childcare Advocates of BC website.