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Cribs-Expansion in the city of Zurich: objective achieved

From an "important milestone" said Zurich's social head Raphael Golta (SP) today in front of the media. Because: "The investment in the Expansion of its fam

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Cribs-Expansion in the city of Zurich: objective achieved

From an "important milestone" said Zurich's social head Raphael Golta (SP) today in front of the media. Because: "The investment in the Expansion of its family of complementary childcare will bear fruit." According to Golta, a day-care centre today for a good 80 percent of the city of Zurich, children of preschool age.

And also the supply of subsidised places, it was in the last few years, gaps in the ceiling now needs. "The objective is reached, we have an ample supply, waiting lists a thing of the past," said the SP-politician and recalled the objective of a better reconciliation of family and work. Specifically, 329 day-care centres offered last year in Zurich, a total of 10 860 places.

cost: 86 million Swiss francs

For the Expansion of childcare undertaken by the city in the last years great efforts, especially in the area of the subsidisation of private nurseries. In total, the city spent last year alone to childcare outside the family 86.5 million Swiss francs.

in addition to the investment in subsidizing child care, the city is involved in other areas of the additional costs incurred in the care of children with special needs in specialized nurseries carries them new. And you can this financial support, families benefit, have no right to subsidies. By the Kita-visit the inclusion would be taken already in the preschool area, said Golta.

Nativity for parents with shift work

in addition, the city operates twelve of his own day-care centres with some very specific care, such as for shift-working parents. An important function of the urban day-care centres, according to Golta, especially in relation to the testing of new pedagogical concepts, or in the training of learners.

According to the quantitative Expansion of the social welfare Department will focus in future increasingly on the quality in the Cribs. This is not least the working conditions. "It needs more efforts so that the Situation for workers is improving," said Golta. To be asked here is also the social partners. The nursery staff had to be taken care of. After all, it fulfilled an "important task for the whole society". (Tages-Anzeiger)

Created: 02.07.2019, 12:58 PM

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