About the Early Childhood Workforce Initiative

The Early Childhood Workforce Initiative focuses on the country system and policy level to support and empower those who work with families and children under age 8 (e.g. home visitors, preschool staff, community health workers), as well as those who supervise and mentor practitioners (e.g. supervisors, mentors and coaches, trainers). This initiative takes a holistic, multi-sectoral approach to bridge gaps in policy and practice and promote high quality, equitable services. This initiative is co-hosted by the International Step by Step Association (ISSA) and Results for Development (R4D) Read more


In the spotlight:

European Journal of Education

February 28, 2018

Recently released resources from the Early Childhood Development field are creating a stronger focus on issues important to the early years workforce, such as continuous professional development (CPD). 

The March 2018 edition of the European Journal of Education is a  Special Issue on Continuous Professional Development in ECEC in Europe. Below we highlight two articles from this special issue. You can purchase these articles from the European Journal of Education here.

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