"Childcare Research, Evidence and Policy: Mobilizing Knowledge"

"Childcare Research, Evidence and Policy: Mobilizing Knowledge"
November 13, 2014
Conference Programme
8:15 – 8:45
Coffee and networking
8:45 – 9:00
Greetings & Welcome – Framing
the Day: Mobilizing Knowledge
9:00 – 10:30
Issues in ECEC
• “Supporting the Development of
ECE Students’ Professional
Identities through Advocacy,”
Maher Ghalayini, Bethany Grady &
Monica Lysack.
• “Unaccustomed As We Are …”
Successes and Challenges for the
ECE Community in Gaining Full
Self-Regulatory Legal Authority,”
Elaine Winick & Christine Forsyth.
• “What Can We Do Now? From
Early Childhood Educators’ Level
of Declarative Knowledge of
Developmental Milestones to
Program Review or Professional
Development?” Nathalie Di
10:30 –
Coffee break
Community Initiatives: Aboriginal Focus
• “Aboriginal Children Count:
Kiskinwahamkwakewin Research Project,”
Kathy Mallett & Ivy Chaske.
• “Shifting Policy Paradigms: Mobilizing
Knowledges Informed by Inuit
Approaches to Learning and Care,” Mary
Caroline Rowan.
• “The Need for Culturally Specific Early
Learning Curriculum: Supporting
Aboriginal Early Learners,” Cheryl Kinzel.
• “The Winnipeg Boldness Project:
Centering Of Children, Families and
Community as Experts in Their Own
Lives,” Gladys Rowe & Diane Roussin.
Knowledge Mobilization Close-up:
BC’s $10/day Campaign &
Generation Squeeze
• “Tweet this! Emerging Knowledge
Mobilization Lessons from BC’s
Community Plan for a Public System
of Integrated Early Care and Learning
(aka BC’s $10/day Plan),” Rita
Chudnovsky & Sharon Gregson.
• “Generation Squeeze,” Paul
"Childcare Research, Evidence and Policy: Mobilizing Knowledge"
November 13, 2014
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10:45 –
ECEC Policy & Politics
Assessing the Effects of Social Movements
• “Partisan Child Care Politics in
Australia and the United Kingdom,”
Kelly Pasolli.
• “Refamilializing and
Individualizing? Gender and Social
Policy in Canada,” Kate Bezanson.
• “How to be Contentious and
Dooperative at the Same Time in
Childcare Policy Development:
Learning from the Child Care
Advocacy Association of Canada’s
Relationship with the Federal
Government from 2003 to 2005,”
Rachel Langford, Patrizia Albanese
& Susan Prentice.
• “Policy Lessons from the National Child
Care Agreements Ten Years Later:
A “Choose Your Own Ending” Adventure
of Possibilities, Pitfalls and Politics,” Lynell
Anderson & Monica Lysack.
• “Who is the “We” of The CCAAC?
Mobilizing Insights into the Discursive
Construction of Childcare Movement
Actors’ Collective Identity,” Brooke
Richardson & Rachel Langford.
• “Looking Back from Winnipeg: Three
National Childcare Conferences,” Lisa
12 • 1:00
1:00 – 2:15
Exploring Quality Issues
• “The State of Family Child Care
Regulation in Canada: An Empirical
Scan and a Research Agenda,”
Michal Perlman, Linda White,
Martha Friendly & Carolyn Ferns.
Knowledge Mobilization, Campaigns and
• “Engaging Early Childhood Education and
Care Stakeholders in the Co-production of
Provincial Child Care Policy: An Alberta
Case-Study,” Christopher Smith.
"Childcare Research, Evidence and Policy: Mobilizing Knowledge"
November 13, 2014
Conference Programme
2:15 – 3:30
3:30 – 4:00
• “Evaluating the City of Toronto’s
Early Childhood Education and
Care Quality Ratings and
Improvement System,” Anne
Hepditch & Michal Perlman.
• “Mobilizing Reconceptualist Early
Childhood Education Perspectives,”
Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw &
Kathleen Kummen.
• “JustUs: An Arts-Based Activist Approach
to Early Child Care Inequity in the Yukon,”
Kate Swales.
• “Design Thinking and the System of Early
Childhood Education and Care in Canada,”
Meghan Savigny.
Rethinking ECE Paradigms
Debates about Financing Childcare
• “Early Intervention and Inclusion
in the Context of a National
Childcare Policy: A Research
Perspective,” Elaine Frankel and
Kathryn Underwood.
• “Views on Children’s
Participation: Working Within and
in Between Paradigms,” Dasha
• ““Exploring the Inter-Professional
Collaborations Between Early
Childhood Educators and
Kindergarten Teachers in FDEL-K,”
Nathalie Di Francesco, Nadia
Breese & Shawn Lennie.
• “Paying for Affordable Child Care: Equity
and Affordability Implications for a
Universally Accessible System,” Petr
• “How Affordable is Early Childhood
Education and Care? Methods and Results
from a Unique Family-Specific Measure of
Affordability,” Michael Krashinsky, Gordon
Cleveland & Barry Forer.
• “Women's Economic Equality, Child Care,
and Income Splitting: Canada Returns to a
Culture of Women’s Dependence,”
Kathleen Lahey.
Research & Knowledge
Mobilization: Closing Reflections
"Childcare Research, Evidence and Policy: Mobilizing Knowledge"
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Poster Presentations
“Collaborative Practices in Early Learning and Child Care Centres Facilitating Health and Social Services for Francophones,” Lena D.
Ndiaye, Dominique Arbez, Danielle De Moissac, Ndèye Rokhaya Gueye, Rachelle Brière, Alphonse Ngolo & Natalie Sombie.
“Examining the Pathways of Reflective Practice: Let’s Give the Child a Voice,” Dasha Shalimo.
“Governance Structures for Inter-sectoral Policy Making on ECD,” Candice Christmas.
“The Community Early Learning and Child Care Facilitators Project: Building Communities of Knowledge and Practice,” Allison Benner &
Kim Atkinson.
“The Science of Early Child Development: Knowledge Mobilization for Impact and Change,” Deb Campbell.
“University of Manitoba’s Childcare Initiative,” Betty Kelly & Martha Friendly.
“The City of Toronto – Shared Outcomes: Measuring the Well-being of Children and Families,” Brendon Goodmurphy.
“Managing the Impacts of Full Day Kindergarten on Rural Childcare Centres in Ontario,” Ogochukwu Udenigwe & Donna Lero.
“Health Status of Childcare Workers in Southern Alberta,” Olu Awosoga.