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  • 1. By: Maria Cedeno Rene Chen Jordan Deangkinay April-Gayle de Guzman
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  • 3.
    • France, officially named the French Republic is located in Western Europe.
    • Since the breaking of the Soviet Union, France is currently the second largest country in Europe.
    Overview of France
  • 4.
    • The capital of France is Paris, which the famous Eiffel Tower is located.
  • 5.
    • Blue
    • Blue represent the country’s truth and loyalty.
    • Red represents bravery and strength.
    • Red
    • White
    • White represent the honesty and peace of the country.
    France’s Flag
  • 6.
    • Paris has played an important role as the centre of high culture and fashion.
    • France is also a great country to do business with and a lovely travel destination.
  • 7.
    • France’s childcare system is close to universal.
    • From the age of two and a half to three, a child can be place in either a Crèche (Communal Nursery) or a home of an Assistante Maternelle (Nanny).
    Type of Childcare System
  • 8.
    • Depending on the ages of the children, an Assistante Maternelle can have from one to five children.
  • 9.
    • Closed for one month over the summer period and public holidays.
    • Most Crèches are open 11 hours a day.
    • Quality childcare costs about 300 to 400 dollars a month.
  • 10.
    • Neither Crèche or Assstante Maternelle are compulsory as schooling.
    • In France, it is not obligatory until a child reaches the age of
    • 5-6 years old.
  • 11.
    • Preschool education has a long tradition in France.
    • As early as 1771, “knitting schools” (écoles à tricoter) existed in parts of France for four to seven year olds.
    • In the 1830s, an official program and regulations were established for free (8hr-19hr) services for children two to six years old.
    History of Childcare
  • 12.
    • During the 20 th century, more advantaged families began to enroll their young children in jardin d’enfants and classes in lycées bourgeois.
    • Enrolment rapidly increased in the 1960s and 1970s and because a close to universal for the three to six year olds by the beginning of the 1990s.
  • 13.
    • All preschools in France follow the same national curriculum, it structures children’s learning around five domains of activities.
    Underlying Philosophy
  • 14.
    • Developing Oral Language and in Introduction to Writing.
    • Acting and expressing emotions and thoughts with one’s body.
  • 15.
    • Learning how to work together.
    • Discovering the world.
    • Imagining, feeling and creating.
  • 16.
    • Parents can send their children to nurseries as soon as the baby is 3 months old.
    • All centres meet strict learning policies.
    Availability & Accessibility
  • 17.
    • Staff members must have a diploma.
    • Enrolling your child into a nursery or preschool in France is quite a challenging part.
    • When having a child, they should enroll them to ensure a couple knows they will be a spot in the nursery or preschool.
  • 18.
    • French nurseries accept children from two to six years of age.
    • These nurseries do not charge anything, they are free.
    • These are run similar to a school system.
  • 19. Training of the Childcare Workers
    • Early childhood Education was created in 1973
    • Early Childhood Educators must have completed a High school Education and a 27 month course of both theory and practical field experience
    • An ECE in France is only qualified to work with children from birth till age seven
    • Although if you would like to work directly to with the Preschool age group you would have to complete and 3 year degree program in University and then write a exam in order to become licensed .
  • 20. The End, Thank you!