Global Child Care AssignmentPresented by: Katie Armitage, Tanica Sybblis,James Macartney, Bru Reis & Jennifer Taylor
Early childhood care emerged in England in the late 18th century Passage of the Education Act of 1870 established compulsory elementary schools for all children ages 5-13 In 1905, five woman inspectors investigated admission of infants into elementary schools
McMillan was concerned for the children’shealth.
Centers are called “day nurseries” Similar model to Canadian child care Schools offer care for children over the age of five
There are approximately 409, 000 children in care 94% are privately operated and ran from a business perspective Subsidy is very limited, different approach then Canada Employment incentives for parents
Children under five are entitled to 15 hours per week of childcare, per year (38 weeks), at no cost The cost of care is around 25-50 £ p/day vs. $34.00- $56.00 Canadian
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