Case Studies – Policy
ISSA case studies 13
Improving the lives of children and young people: case studies from Europe, Volume 2. Childhood,
The case studies describe how countries have used local, national and international evidence, partnerships and know-how to support children and young people.
ISSA case studies 12
Supply and Demand for Child Care Services in Turkey, A Mixed Methods Study, Report No.: 98884-TR,
This report aims to identify key constraints and opportunities to expand quality and affordable access to child care services in Turkey.
ISSA case studies 10
Quality in early childhood settings: universal values and cultural flexibility. Early Childhood Matters Journal, June 2015, Vol 124, Pg. 78-82,
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.
ISSA case studies 7
Integration and alignment of services including poor and migrant families with young children , Transatlantic Forum on Inclusive Early years, Dublin
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.
iSSA case studies 5
Final report: Study on the effective use of early childhood education and care in preventing early school leaving N° EAC/17/2012
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.
ISSA case studies 4
Report of the Working Group on Early Childhood Education and Care: Proposal for key principles of a Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care –
This European benchmark which is part of the Education and Training 2020 Strategy calls for greater access for children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
ISSA case studies 3
Key Data on Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe. 2014 Edition. Eurydice and Eurostat Report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.
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 case study explores Mongolia’s impressive education recovery where more children are completing primary education and that want to expand equitable access to post-primary schooling.
ISSA case studies 1
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) for children from disadvantaged backgrounds: Findings from a European literature review and two case studies
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.
ARAB RESOURCE COLLECTIVE
Arab Network for Early Childhood Development (ANECD) Founding Forum, 15-17 December, 2014
This report1 covers the proceedings of the Founding Forum of the Arab Network for Early Childhood Development (ANECD). The three-day meeting included 24 presentations related to networking and ECD challenges globally and in Arab countries. The participants adopted a Concluding Document with recommendations and a road map for the deployment of the Network.
CG GLOBAL REPORT 9:
MAKING EARLY CHILDHOOD MEASUREMENT MORE ACCESSIBLE: THE CASE OF MELQO IN TANZANIA
It presents one of the latest innovations for obtaining early childhood data and policy information more readily. The author describes efforts to adapt a rigorous measurement tool created around child development outcomes and quality learning environments – part of the Measuring Early Learning Quality and Outcomes (MELQO) initiative – to the Tanzanian context.
CG GLOBAL REPORT 8:
INEQUITY IN CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: ECD IN EMERGENCIES AS AN ENTRY POINT FOR NATIONAL-LEVEL POLICIES
It describes how conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) was the starting point for the development of a national-level early childhood policy, through cooperation between the government and a number of international non-governmental organizations (INGOs). A newly created inter-ministerial early childhood committee oversees the implementation of the Community-Led Action for Children (CLAC) model to improve the quality of the health and education sectors.
CG GLOBAL REPORT 7:
ADDRESSING INEQUITY IN THE EARLY CHILDHOOD SECTOR THROUGH NATIONAL PLANNING IN JAMAICA
It relates Jamaica’s efforts to improve quality across the health and education sectors by developing a national strategic plan to better support poor parents and their young children. Through the implementation of five strategic objectives, the plan tackles elements of vulnerability and targets the overall provision of services in early childhood centres and in the home.