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New Quick-Tip Tutorial: Importance of Fire Drills

Planning, practice and training is the best way to keep children safe. Staff must know how to respond to a fire emergency - even if they are there on an infrequent basis. Learn about basic fire drill standards and practices for your CNC program in this quick-tip tutorial.

Report: Educational Experiences of Refugee Children in Countries of First Asylum

Based on over ten years of in-depth research, this report explores the educational histories of young refugee children in first-asylum countries and identifies elements of these that are relevant to post-resettlement education.

What is World Refugee Day?

June 20 is World Refugee Day, a chance to focus the world's attention on the plight of refugees and displaced people around the world, the causes of their exile, their resolve and will to survive, and how they contribute to Canada. Learn more and read inspiring refugee stories here.

Video: Hypothesizing About Bugs

Watch how preschool children make hypotheses about bugs, talk about observations and test their hypotheses in this great small group activity!

Celebrate National Aboriginal Day – June 21

National Aboriginal Day celebrates the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada. Find ideas for celebrating in your programs here!

Report: Educational and Mental Health Needs of Syrian Refugee Children

Upon arrival in countries of first asylum, Syrian children have encountered various disruptions and barriers to receiving an adequate education. This report examines the experiences and resulting educational and mental health needs of Syrian children living as refugees.

Cultural Competence E-Learning Modules Series

Sick Kids Hospital has a series of 15 open-access multimedia and interactive e-learning modules on cultural competence with topics like "Parenting Across Cultures," and "Cross Cultural Communication."  Read more...

Celebrating Child Care in Nova Scotia – Find events near you!

Join in the celebrations! Events are planned throughout Nova Scotia this month to celebrate Early Childhood Education and Child Care Awareness Month. Find events near you.
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