Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre

Inspiring & Promoting Excellence in Child Care & Early Learning

THE WORLD OF CHILD CARE

News & Articles

The world of child care and early childhood education is always changing -- especially here in BC. We regularly gather articles, opinions and information to share. We hope you’ll find it interesting and valuable, whether you’re a parent, guardian, service provider or student. We encourage you to join the conversation with your own observations, news and questions.

Used Book Sale!

Used Book Sale!

Join us at Westcoast Early Learning Library for a used book sale!

Saturday 1st June 2019

10:30am to 3:30pm

 

All items are by donation.

Bring a bag, fill it up and pay what you feel!

Conference Season is here!

Conference Season is here!

Conference Season has arrived and staff at Westcoast have already had the privilege of attending, speaking and hosting tables at three conferences this spring. 

 

Garden Works field trip for family child care providers

Garden Works field trip for family child care providers

Vancouver CCRR staff and local family child care providers take children on a field trip to Garden Works.

Supporting children living with anxiety

Supporting children living with anxiety

Back in February, Angel Li and Sandy Yip from WCCRC had the opportunity to join the Early Years Centre workshop Fear & Anxiety in Early Years, by Dr. Deborah Bell. Read their article to learn how to identify and provide support for anxiety in young children. 

Working with LGBTQ2S+ Children and Families

Working with LGBTQ2S+ Children and Families

In June 2017, Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre and QMUNITY received funding from the Social Planning and Projects division of the City of Vancouver, to work together on a pilot project to raise awareness amongst early learning practitioners on inclusion of trans, gender variant and Two-Spirit children and families in their programs. Read our article about WCCRC's involvement in the project and connect to a range of resources for working with LGBTQ2S+ children and families.

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We've Moved!

We are now open at Suite #225-3665 Kingsway, Vancouver.

New (temporary) location, same great resources!

Kids Have Stress Too...

Kids Have Stress Too...

Recently, our CCRR staff had an opportunity to attend two Kids Have Stress Too! workshops during our annual Vancouver Coastal Regional CCRR training event offered at North Shore Community Resources. The workshops were delivered by Vikki Lepper and Susan Foisy from the Psychology Foundation of Canada.

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