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  • Childcare in Denmark
  • About Denmark
    Meaning
    of the Flag:
    Red with a White Cross; cross known as Dannebrog which means “Danish Cloth”.
    Coat Of Arms:
    Is a devotion of
    Sovereignty
  • About Demark cont’d
    Population: approx. 5.5 million people
    Copenhagen is the capital of Denmark
    Denmark consists of 443 islands, but only 76 are populated
  • Denmark’s Childcare System
    Staff:
    Must have a faculty manager who is a qualified social educator.Must have 3.5 years experience.
    Men make up 8% of employees in day-care facilities and women make up the other 92%. *Canada; 3% of men
    Ratios:
    0-3 yrs; 3:1
    3-7 yrs; 6:1
    Age Integrated Facility 0-7 yrs; 6:1
    Special Day-care; 3:2
  • Types of Childcare in Denmark
    Child Minder
    Nurseries
    Special Facilities
    International Childcare
    Facilities for Disabled Children
     "Childcare, Babysitting." EasyExpat.com. Easy Expat, 29 Aug. 2008. Web. 3 Dec. 2009.  <http://www.easyexpat.com/en/copenhagen/practical/babysitting.htm>.
  • Six Themes of Development
    Personal Competencies
    Social Competencies
    Body and Motion
    Language
    Nature
    Culture
    Six Aims
    The Danish governments Six Aims in improving child’s lives within Denmark at ages 0-6 years.
    Neugebauer, Roger. "Early Childhood Trends Around the World." Exchange, The Early Leader's Magazine. May & June 2007. Web. 30 Nov. 2009. www.childcareexchange.com.
  • Denmark vs. Canada
    Similarities:
    Some Canadian and Danish childcare systems pull ideas of curriculum and development from Vygotsky’s Philosophy; knowledge of life and culture, social interactions etc.
  • Denmark vs. Canada
    Differences:
    Denmark ranks number 1 in Childcare and Canada ranks 14.
    Infants sleep outside in strollers
    Canada is income based; provides subsidy in regards to income
    Denmark is non-income based; government provides no matter income status
    50% of young children use childcare facilities in Canada
    83% of young children use childcare facilities in Denmark