Lecture 8 Finland - Types of child-care programs Day-care...

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10/23/10 1 Types of child-care programs Day-care centers for working parents Part-time groups for children ages 4-6 years-old Morning and afternoon programs Open pre-school for pre-school age children Attend 3 time a week with the parents
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10/23/10 2 REGISTERED PARTNERSHIP IN FINLAND Was created for same-sex couples in 2002 The legislation grants similar rights and responsibilities to same-sex couples as to married Does not allow for a shared surname or adoption
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10/23/10 3 The Finnish Family Before the Second World War families were big and consisted of many children as well as grandparents and other relatives. When industrialization started and people moved to cities, the family sizes grew smaller.
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10/23/10 4 Women’s position in society has improved since the 1970s. Women who give birth for the first time are increasingly older. Women are building careers for themselves
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5 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE (ECEC) IN FINLAND The Finnish system consists of both municipal and private services. Set standards for quality education.
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2010 for the course ISS ISS 210 taught by Professor Cyrusstewart during the Spring '09 term at Michigan State University.

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