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  • 1. Child Care from a Global PerspectiveNIGERIA AND CANADA
  • 4. Overview of Nigeria and Canada Nigeria Canada Population: 149,229,090 (July 2009  Capital EST.)  Population Over 250 ethnic groups  Languages 68% literacy rate  Ethic Groups 3 major Religions  National Holiday Climate: varies; equatorial in south, tropical in center, arid in north.  Geography Currency rate $1 CAN = N168 (Nigerian naira)
  • 5. Type of Child Care System Nigeria Canada The child care system in Nigeria is  In Canada there are two types of formal and mainly privately owned child care They are known as nursery school or  Formal childcare also known as pre-primary education regulated child care, are small groups of children that a child care Children get to start this school at provider cares for in a private age 2 residence Facilities are also in place for  Informal child care also known children 3months – 2yrs of age as unregulated child care includes known as daycares. both relative and non relative, non parental care arrangements that are home based
  • 6. History of Child Care System Nigeria Canada 1977: The FGN gave an official  In the early 19th century recognition to pre-primary education industrialization grows in Canada in the NPE. 1981: 7.7% out of the 948 parents in a  In the 1920’s Mother’s Allowance is study sent their children to either a introduced nursery school or a group care centres.  In the 18th century Public Health 1990: Improper government MGT, becomes a concern with inflation it became necessary for both parents to work or trade for families to be able to survive  In 1946 the DAY NURSERIES ACT is established 2001: with 20million preschool children , and high demand for childcare, we saw 100% increase in  In 1967 Community colleges nursery schools setup by individuals establish ECE diploma
  • 7. Underlying Philosophy Nigeria Canada Its philosophy is focused mainly on  Philosophy the children’s intellectual development  Other models The program is more teacher  Montessori focused.  The Thematic approach There is a yardstick parents rate the schools by?  The Behaviourist approach That is having their children say their ABC’s, 123’s and see growth  High Scope intellectually  Open Bank Street model Recently there has been growth in the Montessori curriculum.
  • 8. Availability and Accessibility Nigeria Canada With over 30million children below  Availability the age of 6 in Nigeria 47.38% of children ages 0-6 years are  Accessibility enrolled in daycares and pre-primary education.  Government It cost approximately N10,000 – N15,000 per month to get a child enrolled in a quality child care center  Private No grants or subsidy from the government They are profit organizations, therefore available but not accessible due to cost.
  • 9. Training of Child Care Workers Nigeria Canada• Preprimary Education  Qualifications• Qualifications  An Early Childhood Education Diploma• Nigerian Certificate of Education (NCE)  First aid/cpr training• Recognizing the importance of early  Completed medical form childhood education  Police Check• Enrollment in Early childhood education  Field placement
  • 10. Presented ByEden, Ishana, Olere