After the evolutions, the day child care system in France had changed a lot today~ let me tell you something about it and make some comparisons of France and Ontario. Canada.
First, let see the differences between the program administration of France and Ontario. In France, there three ministries are get involve in early childhood education and care program. They are the Ministry of Social Affairs, Employment, and Solidarity, the Ministry of Health, Family, and Handicapped Persons, national family allowance fund. There just the ministry of children and youth services is managing the system of early childhood education and care in Canada.
http://animoto.com/play/nLph0qBnvikAispEf0Hpuw Child Care from a Global Perspective France
History By Roshini The role and training of the ECE. Aegean Early Childhood Education and Care Program Structure Availability and Accessibility of Service Amy Underlying Philosophy Alyssa Amioto
France Ontario 1869 – Nursery school was recognized by the French government 1883 – Kindergartens was establishment by the City of Toronto 1920-1930 – St. George nursery school established After world war 2- Public childcare is developed After world war 2- Day Nurseries Act established 1966 – Provide assistance plan 1970-1980 – Increase parents in the workforce 1971 – Free preschool system established
France Ontario 1971 – Free preschool system established 1998 – Standardized system for providing quality childcare to all 1988 Provide more school age childcare 2000 – Free childcare for under five year age children 2003 – Announced universal childcare 2005 – Mothers got 1000Euro a month – have a third child 2006 – Universal childcare plan cancel 2010 – Announced full day kindergarten
The ministère des affaires sociales, du travail et de la solidarité ( Ministry of Social Affairs, Employment, and Solidarity )
the ministère dela santé , de la famille et des personnes handicapées ( Ministry of Health, Family, and Handicapped Persons )
Caisse Nationale des Allocations Familiales - CNAF ( national family allowance fund )
1. Ministry of Children and Youth Services
Under 3years old : Parental care (64%) Centre-based arrangements Individual arrangements Crèches collectives (Creches) 4months- 3years old 1. Assistante Maternelle (Nursery Assistant) 2. Famille crèches (Family day care) 3. Garde à domicile (Home care )
2-5 years old------the école maternelle (nursery school)
THE WORKING HOURS and other information OF NURSERY SCHOOL IN FRANCE
Parents can send their children part-time or full-time from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
All year, including summer and March Break; closed between Christmas and New Year
They do not guarantee placement. Register your child early to guarantee their place.
WHAT WILL THE CHILDREN LEARN IN THE NURSERY SCHOOL?
All pre-schools follow the same national curriculum .
Focused on five areas :
1. Oral language and introduction to writing;
2. Learning to work together;
3. Acting and expressing emotions and thoughts with one’s body;
4. Imagining feeling and creating;
5. Discovering the world.
French Comparison P ainting, sing, dance, play games and sports, and go on field trips. T eaching children French culture. P rofessional chefs prepare elaborate meals for children and serve it to them on china dishes. T hey are also taught to use proper table manners. C hildren will be able to play, eat, and have rest in the kindergarten. Canada C ome together as a community of learners. D uring group time, children work on cross-curricular theme related activities. K ids work and play in well-planned activities that expand their understanding of themselves and others. F rench programmer introduces songs, games, music and movement.
Two types of postsecondary institutions: colleges and universities.
Degree programs are usually offered in universities.
Some programs are full-time, and others are available part-time through continuing education or distance education programs.
Program content of ECE training Studies in self-awareness and communication. Knowledge of human development and an appreciation of the role of family serve Specialized studies in early child development form the framework for supporting professional theory and practice.
Early Childhood Education and Care in France Underlying Philosophy
Most of the daycares have the same philosophy. They want to prepare children for future roles as contributing members of French society. In France…
“ Early Childhood Education and Care Policy” CANADA --Country Note http://media.photobucket.com/image/teacher/incrediblysnapple/teacher.jpg?o=1 http://media.photobucket.com/image/go%20on%20study/jellybrained/Life%20in%20the%20Big%20City/50.png?o=20 “ A welcome for every child ” -- Ready to learn By Candy J.Cooper with research conducted in France http://fr.ambafrance-us.org/spip.php?article555 http://books.google.ca http://www.guardian.co.uk http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Day_care <ESSENTIALS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION> Carol Gestwicki & Jane Bertrand http://www.children.gov.on.ca/htdocs/English/topics/childcare/choosing/index.aspx http://www.epicschool.com/ http://relocatecanada.com/daycare.html http://www.expatica.com/ Reference