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Berkeley releases Early Childhood Workforce Index 2018

Berkeley releases Early Childhood Workforce Index 2018

The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE) recently released its Early Childhood Workforce Index 2018. The Index represents an appraisal of early childhood workforce conditions and policies across the United States.
Statement refines definitions of competent professionals providing care during childbirth

WHO Task Force defines competences for MNH workers

In a joint statement released June 2018, the World Health Organization and partners presents the 2018 definition of skilled health personnel providing care during childbirth. The statement explores several categories of MNH and describes the competences one must hold to be considered skilled health personnel.
Country Study Series highlighted in Early Childhood Matters

Country Study Series highlighted in Early Childhood Matters

A new article, from Michelle Neuman and Mark Roland of R4D, asks: what do early childhood professionals and paraprofessionals need to know and be able to do in order to succeed in their roles? What motivates members of the early childhood workforce in their day-to-day work? What policies are needed to support a qualified, stable workforce at scale?

Preschool education in Urkaine

Supporting the Early childhood Workforce at Scale: Preschool Education in Ukraine is released at a critical moment for early childhood services in Ukraine. Recently, policy reforms have focused on improving the quality of preschool education and encouraging inclusion in services.

Webinar recording released

Across the globe there are great disparities among countries, and within systems across sectors, on how competences and standards are defined, the role they play in professionalizing the workforce and how they contribute to strengthening the early childhood systems in countries.