Do UBC Professors Misrepresent Peer-Reviewed Research Findings of Negative Impacts of Daycare?
January 3, 2008. Steve Doughty. Daily Mail (UK) – article: Download PDF here. The US NICHD massive Child Care Effects study found lasting NEGATIVE BEHAVIOUR EFFECTS for children cared for in daycare centres. Lead researcher Dr Jay Belsky called for tax policies which reduce pressure to use non parental child care.
January 9, 2008. Dr. Hillel Goelman. UBC’s Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) – email to the BC Provincial Child Care Council (government advisory body): Download PDF here . Did Goelman misrepresent NICHD findings and attack Dr. Jay Belsky?
January 9, 2008. Dr Paul Kershaw. UBC’s Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) – email to Provincial Child Care Council and head of Gen Squeeze lobby group funded by UBC: Download PDF here. Kershaw opposes Dr Jay Belsky’s policy suggestion that parents not be financially coerced into using daycare centres. Belsky was a researcher with the NICHD Child Care Effects Study which showed that daycare centre care produces lasting negative behavioural outcomes for children.