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Implementation of the Child Care and Early Years Act

Implementation of the Child Care and Early Years Act

June 16th, 2015

In many ways, this is the moment we have all been waiting for – new legislation to take the place of the outdated Day Nurseries Act that we in the Early Years field love to hate.  The government has announced that all sections of the Child Care Modernization Act, 2014, except the amendments...

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Investigating New Payment Options

Investigating New Payment Options

June 16th, 2015

Compass Early Learning & Care (Compass ELC) is in the process of investigating new payment methods for our families!  We introduced e-transfers last year in response to the high demand for online payment options.  However, these transfers typically cost around $1.50 each.  It was not our inte...

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Places for Living and Learning, Oct. 22-24, 2015

Places for Living and Learning, Oct. 22-24, 2015

June 2nd, 2015

Places for Living and Learning The Role of the Educator in the Environment October 22nd – 24th, 2015 Join Us For An Institute and Study Tour with: Deb Curtis, Lorrie Baird and Anne Marie Coughlin CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION Overview When we view children as capable...

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Summer Camp Opportunities

Summer Camp Opportunities

June 1st, 2015

Compass Early Learning and Care offers fun and exciting summer camp opportunities for JK to 12yrs of age in each of our 3 communities.  We believe that summertime is about outdoor connections with nature, building friendships and having fun through exploration and play.  Each of our programs offer...

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Sun Safety Tips!

Sun Safety Tips!

May 29th, 2015

Now that spring has sprung and our children are outdoors more, it’s time to think about sun safety. Using sunscreen is recommended for children and adults, but you will often read it is not recommended for babies – why are babies not included in sun protection?  Much information that we see...

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Fun in the Sun!

Fun in the Sun!

May 26th, 2015

Come out to Milltown Mini Golf on Saturday, June 13 and partake in a fun family day! The owner of the local mini putt has been kind enough to allow Compass Early Learning and Care (formerly Kawartha Child Care Services) to use the premises to hold a fundraiser and we couldn’t be more thankful! We ...

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A New Name and Brand for Kawartha Child Care Services

A New Name and Brand for Kawartha Child Care Services

April 28th, 2015

At an event held at Market Hall on Monday, April 27th, 2015, Kawartha Child Care Services (KCCS) announced the launch of their new brand and name – Compass Early Learning and Care. The night began with the organization’s Annual General Meeting and a keynote presentation by Assistant Deputy M...

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How Does Learning Happen?

How Does Learning Happen?

April 24th, 2015

In the spring of 2014, the Ministry of Education released How Does Learning Happen?, Ontario’s pedagogy for early years. It was with much anticipation that we awaited this document and it was certainly worth the wait. In our practice we understand that it is questions that drive us, that invite co...

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