To see the full strategy: Toronto Middle Childhood Strategy 2012

What’s inside:

  • Importance of out-of-school time programs and school aged children (6-12)
  • Guiding principals
  • Research study findings
  • Literature review
  • Moving Forward

The Middle Childhood Strategy will be presented to the Community Development and Recreation Committee (CRDC) on Wednesday 17 October 2012.

Dear all stakeholders of children 6-12 and their families,

This Wednesday, the CDRC Committee meets and decides if the City of Toronto should adopt a Middle Childhood Strategy. This is something that as a Coalition, we have pursuing for years. The time has now come to mobilize and ensure Councilors of the CDRC understand the importance of adopting this Strategy for our City.

The Ministry of Education’s discussion paper on Modernizing Child Care in Ontario: Sharing Conversations, Strengthening Partnerships, Working Together is a intended to begin a conversation with child care partners and families on:

  • a long-term vision for child care

  • targeted objectives to support this vision

Please see full report here >

  • The Ontario Ministry of Education admitting the importance of high quality programs not only to children’s wellness but also the sustainability and growth of our economy and workforce as many families rely on these programs.
  • The Ministries vision to build on the work of Dr. Charles Pascal that builds on Full Day Kindergarden Process of Modernization will not be about expanding the current system. (View Report)