With 1 million paid caregivers caring for 3 million children from birth to age five in home child care settings, there’s a major opportunity for the development of digital inclusion and literacy in a community. The child care industry is often called the “workforce behind the workforce.” Child care has long been devalued as just “looking after” children.
In reality, child care combines early childhood education with skill development and acquisition, making it highly skilled, labor intensive work. As technology is ubiquitous among all sectors, child care is no exception. This is why technology skills for children and child care providers improve working conditions and care in these settings. To read the full article, click here or on the image below.