Reports Archive

Early Learning and Child Care in Saskatchewan: Results from a National Survey During the COVID-19 Pandemic

September 28, 2020The Muttart Foundation and the Canadian Child Care Federation

The Childcare Resource and Research Unit, the Canadian Child Care Federation, and Child Care Now distributed an online survey to child care centres and family child care homes designed to gather information on the state of child care service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic for the week of April 27 to May 1, 2020. Using data from the national survey, the Muttart Foundation and the Canadian Child Care Federation prepared this report comparing pandemic experiences of services providers in Saskatchewan with those of service providers in other parts of Canada.

Early Learning and Care in Saskatchewan

Highlights from ‘Early Learning and Child Care in Alberta: Results from a National Survey During the COVID-19 Pandemic’

July 20, 2020The Muttart Foundation and the Canadian Child Care Federation

The Childcare Resource and Research Unit, the Canadian Child Care Federation, and Child Care Now distributed an online survey to child care centres and family child care homes designed to gather information on the state of child care service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic for the week of April 27 to May 1, 2020. A subsequent report, prepared by the Muttart Foundation and Canadian Child Care Federation, compared the pandemic experiences of service providers in Alberta with those in other parts of Canada. This document provides highlights from ‘Early Learning and Child Care in Alberta: Results from a National Survey During the COVID-19 Pandemic’.

Alberta Survey Highlights

Early Learning and Child Care in Alberta: Results from a National Survey During the COVID-19 Pandemic

July 20, 2020The Muttart Foundation and the Canadian Child Care Federation

The Childcare Resource and Research Unit, the Canadian Child Care Federation, and Child Care Now distributed an online survey to child care centres and family child care homes designed to gather information on the state of child care service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic for the week of April 27 to May 1, 2020. Using data from the national survey, the Muttart Foundation and the Canadian Child Care Federation prepared this report comparing pandemic experiences of services providers in Alberta with those of service providers in other parts of Canada.

The Pandemic and Early Learning and Child Care in Alberta Final July 20

Final Report Consultation on Transparency

January 2020Community Consulting Services Ltd. The Muttart Foundation

In autumn 2019, the Muttart Foundation convened a meeting of sector representatives, allied professionals, government regulators and international experts to discuss issues related to transparency, voluntary sector groups and their regulators. The session was one of an on-going series of meetings to promote the exchange of ideas and permit sharing of concerns of both sector groups and regulators. No undertakings or commitments from either regulators or sector participants are expected or made at these sessions, and any remarks in the report are meant only to reflect the discussions. A copy of the report is available here.

Final Report Consultation on Transparency

A Description of Post-Secondary Early Learning and Child Care Programs in Alberta

July 2019The Muttart Foundation

Across Canada, the capacity of provincial and territorial governments to advance the delivery of high-quality early learning and care services rests, in large measure, on their ability to develop and support better qualified early childhood educator workforces. The following report, prepared with the input of post-secondary faculty, provides a description of early learning and care programs of study across Alberta. It concludes with the outline of some preliminary strategies to increase the number of students who graduate with early learning and care credentials, while also seeking to raise the quality of these qualifications.

MTF 2019 Strategies to Advance Educational Preparation