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Childcare

 

Childcare, child care, or babycare is the act of caring for and supervising children from 0-16 years of age. (In the UK and Australia, day care is referred to as "childcare".) In the United States child care is increasingly referred to as early childhood education due to the understanding of the impact of early experiences of the developing child.

Child care is a broad topic covering a wide spectrum of contexts, activities, social and cultural conventions, and institutions. Read More

Headlines Around the Web

Nanny state about to get dearer

Aug 31 - Financial Times

Philips designs infant care products in India

Jun 28 - The Times of India

Women at odds over working from home

Mar 03, 2013 - Independent

Groves' ex wants to change evidence

Nov 29, 2011 - News.com.au

Eddy Groves to face trial in May 2012

Aug 19, 2011 - News.com.au

Eddy Groves to face trial in May

Aug 19, 2011 - News.com.au

Value shops eye Mothercare sites

May 22, 2011 - Independent

Worker unfairly sacked for 'gossiping'

Feb 08, 2011 - News.com.au

ABC Learning chief pleads not guilty

Jan 28, 2011 - News.com.au

ABC chief to be charged over collapse

Jan 28, 2011 - News.com.au

Articles About Childcare

Prince William, Kate Middleton, Prince George
Prince George’s Car Seat Causing Protests In New Zealand

By IBTimes AU

Prince George is facing the wrong way, according to Kiwi protesters. The future king, who is set to arrive in New Zealand with parents Prince William and Kate Middleton on Monday, is causing controversy when a picture of the car seat he will be using hit online. (Apr 07)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, KATE MIDDLETON

Kate Middleton And Prince William Son Prince George is Not Getting A Sibling, But Has A New Nanny

By IBTimes AU

Prince George has finally got a new nanny. Kate Middleton and Prince William have chosen Maria Teresa Turrion Borrallo to help them in taking care of the royal baby. Reportedly, Borrallo has done her training from London Norland College. (Mar 21)

MORE TOPICS: KATE MIDDLETON, LONDON

'Pregnant' Kate Middleton : Revealed Why Duchess of Cambridge is Hiring a New Nanny to Take Care of Prince George?

By IBTimes AU

Kate Middleton pregnancy rumors have taken the media world by storm. The Star Magazine has reported that Kate Middleton is pregnant once again and this time she is allegedly expecting a baby girl. (Feb 28)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, STORM, KATE MIDDLETON

Nannies In ‘Black Market’ Become Widespread

By IBTimes AU

With the growing childcare costs for nannies contracted through agencies, Australian mothers were forced to pay nannies through the 'black market' or through online and referral by friends. Nannies taken through this unregulated approach were only paid $15 per hour. (Feb 17)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK

Wall Street  (Photo: Reuters)
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 2/10/14

By Comsec

The Australian share market had a solid start to the trading week, on the back of solid gains on Wall Street on Friday night. (Feb 10)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, DOW JONES, TWITTER, FACEBOOK

Smith fills out an online job application with the help of career consultant Coleman at the Workforce Alliance Career Center in West Palm Beach
Once the Preserve of Youth, Indian IT Staffing Enters Middle Age

By Reuters

The executive suite is not the only place that is greying in India's 40-year-old information technology sector. (Jan 29)

MORE TOPICS: IBM, BARCLAYS, INDIA, MANAGEMENT, INFOSYS, WIPRO

A boy cries as his father holds him still for a polio vaccination in Sanaa December 17, 2013, during a national campaign to vaccinate more than 4.7 million children across Yemen against polio. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
NZ Party Leader Colin Craig Calls Smacking Law 'Stupid', Admits to Smacking Child

By IBTimes AU

New Zealand's Conservative Party leader Colin Craig has admitted to smacking his children despite the observance of the Smacking Law. Mr Craig believes that the legislation is "stupid" and wants to propose a repeal of the anti-smacking law. (Jan 13)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS, TONY ABBOTT

United Nations Urge Australia to Ban Smacking of Children, Tony Abbott Rejects Proposal

By IBTimes AU

The United Nations (UN) has called on Australia to ban the "smacking" of children. The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child has urged Australia to prevent parents from "reasonably" smacking their children and encourage them to use other forms of discipline. (Dec 13)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, UNITED NATIONS, TONY ABBOTT

Labour Party Eyes Considers Pledging Free Childcare for all Preschoolers

By IBTimes UK

Move follows coalition government's parental leave promise. (Dec 12)

Female Apprentices Far More Likely to Train for Low-Paid Jobs

By IBTimes UK

The TUC calls for better employment opportunities for young people in the UK. (Dec 11)