Global childcare in france (1)

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Global childcare in france (1)

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

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