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Ten new resources on our Knowledge Hub

Ten 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. 

Two New Reports Aim to Strengthen the Early Childhood Workforce

Two, groundbreaking reports are the latest in a series of resources being developed by the Early Childhood Workforce Initiative team to mobilize support for the early childhood workforce. The reports focus on competences and standards, and training and professional development for the early childhood workforce.
Teacher recruiting Zimbabwe

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.

New multimedia guidebook focuses on the workforce

The recently released, Transforming the Early Education Workforce: A Multimedia Guidebook, from New America’s Early & Elementary Education Policy team is an interactive space aimed at making the report’s takeaway messages easily digestible. This guidebook was created as a supplement to the National Academies’ report, Transforming the Workforce for Children from Birth Through Age 8.

A look back at a successful 2017 for ECWI

As we near the end of 2017, the Early Childhood Workforce Initiative (ECWI) is proud to share a “wrap-up” of some of the key activities that have taken place throughout the year.

SEEPRO-R provides 30 new country reports for the ECEC workforce

We’re sharing a brand new resource for early childhood teacher educators in higher and vocational education, national and local government administrations, employers/service providers in the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) field, researchers and early years practitioners.