Recognition of the Profession

Competences and standards: why do we need them for the early childhood workforce?

Date: 
19-04-2018
Competences and standards affect the professionalization of the workforce, the relevance of their initial training and continuous professional development, of mentoring, of monitoring and evaluation, and their improvement efforts. They can have a significant impact on those who work directly with young children and their families.
Area: 
Recognition of the Profession
Competences & Standards

Scaling up the early childhood workforce to support children birth to age 3: Lessons from Peru and Mozambique

Date: 
14-06-2017
Today, there is a growing interest on the part of governments and other institutions to make large investments in the early years. However, many well-intentioned initiatives designed to support the health and development of young children struggle to move beyond the pilot or project stage. A critical factor in delivering quality services for young children is the quality of the workforce involved in delivering a service. 
Area: 
Recognition of the Profession
Training & Professional Development
Competences & Standards

Early childhood practitioners as advocates and activists

Date: 
03-05-2017
ISSA and R4D, in partnership with ICDI, are glad to announce a new webinar series in the framework of the Early Childhood Workforce Initiative. This webinar puts the spotlight on the notion of early childhood practice being political, and on early years practitioners as activists and change agents.
Area: 
Recognition of the Profession
Training & Professional Development
Competences & Standards

Diversity and identity - the early childhood workforce

Date: 
12-07-2016
13-07-2016
This webinar provides a platform for discussing the identity of the early childhood workforce and how this impacts on early childhood policies and practices and the recognition of the early childhood profession.
Area: 
Monitoring & Mentoring
Recognition of the Profession
Training & Professional Development
Competences & Standards