Ten new resources on our Knowledge Hub

Our Knowledge Hub has grown!This February, 10 new resources were included on our Knowledge Hub. These resources feature various sectors and regions across the early childhood workforce. These new additions feature Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Australia, the US and the UK.New resources about Child Protection and Social Welfare, Health and Nutrition, as well as Education and Care can be found in our latest batch of uploads. Find a resources that interests you, organized by subject area, below:Child Protection and Social WelfareThe Social Service Workforce as Related to Child Protection in Southeast Europe: A Regional OverviewChanging Systems & Practice to Improve Outcomes for Young Fathers, Their Children & Their FamiliesHealth and NutritionCareer Development Framework for Health VisitorsA National Framework for Continuing Professional Development for Health Visitors - Standards to support professional practiceDeveloping Resilience in the Workforce: A Health Visiting Framework Guide for Employers, Managers and Team LeadersChanging Systems & Practice to Improve Outcomes for Young Fathers, Their Children & Their FamiliesEducation and CareStepping up for Early Childhood Education - Transforming the Early Ed Workforce; Transitions to Kindergarten; Fully Funding State Pre-K; Illinois’s Young Dual Language LearnersQuality of the ECEC Workforce in Romania: Empirical Evidence from Parents’ ExperiencesNational Guidelines - Best Practice in Early Childhood InterventionCore Knowledge and Competences - For Early Childhood ProfessionalsEarly Years Workforce StrategyChanging Systems & Practice to Improve Outcomes for Young Fathers, Their Children & Their FamiliesSign up for the Early Childhood Workforce newsletter to recieve updates about new resources and join the conversation about the early childhood workforce on Twitter. 

No more recruiting in a once growing workforce

Disappointing news in Zimbabwe as the government announces that Early Childhood Development teachers that were on the government’s payroll will not be funded in the 2018 budget.ECD services were already underfunded in Zimbabwe. Due to lack of funds, infrastructure and professional development have taken a back seat to salaries. With the government’s decision to remove ECD teacher salaries from the budget, communities and parents will have to take on the burden.