How Does Learning Happen?

A professional learning resource for those working in child care and child and family programs. It supports pedagogy and program development in early years settings that is shaped by views about children, the role of educators and families, and the relationships among them.

Early Learning For Every Child Today


A Framework for Ontario Early Childhood Settings describes how young children learn and develop, and provides a guide for curriculum in Ontario’s early childhood settings.

Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education (MOE) licenses Centres For Early Learning under the Child Care and Early Years Act. The Centre is required to meet all the regulations of this Act, including health and fire regulations dictated by the City of Ottawa, the Ontario Fire Marshal, and the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board.

Ottawa Child Care Registry & Waitlist

Applications will be reviewed in order of the date on the Ottawa Child Care Registry and Waitlist. Applications will be processed internally, giving priority to those children who are registered at STTANS.

Applicants will be contacted by telephone/e-mail when a space is available.


Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)

Worker Health & Safety

All workers have the right to return home each day safe and sound.

Preventing work-related illness and injury is the most important job at any workplace.

Integrated Accessibility Standards

Ontario has laws to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.