"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 Professionalization • “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 Francesco. 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 Kershaw. "Childcare Research, Evidence and Policy: Mobilizing Knowledge" November 13, 2014 Conference Programme 10:45 10:45 – 12:00 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 Pasolli. 12 • 1:00 Lunch 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 Tactics • “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 Shalimo. • ““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 Varmuza. • “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" November 13, 2014 Conference Programme 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.
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