The case studies describe how countries have used local, national and international evidence, partnerships and know-how to support children and young people.
The aim of this report is to investigate the financial feasibility and different costing scenarios in order to provide universal access to preschool education of children in Serbia in the age group between 3 and 5.5 years.
This article discusses how to strike the right balance between universal values and the need to consider cultural contexts and involve local stakeholders when defining how quality can be measured.
A fundamental point in assessing quality in early education settings is the belief in the right of young children to democratically and actively participate in their education and care processes. Early education and care is undertaken with children and their families and not to children.
The report raises critical issues to be addressed through dialogue, advocacy and joint actions among partners from different sectors and organizations in CEE/CIS countries.
Explore effective strategies being used to ensure that the needs of children from disadvantaged backgrounds are being met as several nations move toward integration of their early care and early education systems
It analyzes the interventions employed by civil society organizations active in six EU countries to push and/or support the state institutions in developing and implementing measures to prevent and stop segregation of Romani ch
ildren in schools.
The aim of the study is to get a better understanding of the evidence base behind the relationship between good-quality early childhood education and care and early school leaving rates and to support the work of the Europ
ean Commission and Member States, within the Strategic framework Education and Training 2020.
This European benchmark which is part of the Education and Training 2020 Strategy calls for greater access for children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
It analyses issues which are important for the development of quality services identified through European policy co-operation, such as access, governance, quality assurance, affordability, professionalisation of staff, lead
ership, parental involvement and measures to support disadvantaged children.
The first case study is on the government initiatives for young children in the UK (1998 – 2010), and the second from ISSA and OSF is focusing on teacher education and pedagogy.
It describes a systems-based approach in the health sector to promote the development of young children, their caregivers and pregnant women, especially from the most vulnerable groups. The programme focuses on improving and enhancing home-visiting services, such that the home visitor is no longer simply monitoring the family’
‘s health status but also building confidence, competence and resilience in child-rearing.