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Caring for the Caregiver Implementer's Guide
Reclaiming transitions as inclusive relational spaces in times of crisis and beyond
Bulgaria Grows with It's Children: Building Professional Competences of the Early Childhood Workforce
Supporting the Workforce: Parenting Programs Adapt to COVID-19
Strengthening and Supporting the Early Childhood Workforce: Landscape Analysis Working Conditions
Strengthening and Supporting the Early Childhood Workforce: Landscape Analysis Continuous Quality Improvement
Home Visiting Workforce Needs Assessment Tool: A User's Guide
ECWI Home Visiting Workforce Needs Assessment Tool
COVID-19 Technical Brief for Maternity Services
The plight of the ECD workforce: An urgent call for relief in the wake of COVID-19
Guidelines on Case Management During Infectious Disease Outbreaks (COVID-19)
COVID-19:Technical Brief for Antenatal Care Services
The State of Preschool 2019. State of Preschool Yearbook
Resilience and language teacher development in challenging contexts: supporting teachers through social media
Teachers in Crisis Contexts: Promising Practices in Teacher Management, Professional Development, and Wellbeing
Social Service Workforce Safety and Wellbeing during the COVID-19 Response - Recommended Actions
USAID Flagship Community Health Worker Resource Package
Teacher policy development guide
Remote Learning and COVID-19
Recommendations for the Stabilization and Survival of the Essential Early Care and Education Sector
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: rights,roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considera...
White Paper. Pathways to Strengthen the Pre-primary Workforce in Low- and Middle-income Countries
Promoting Playful Parenting. Communication Guidelines
Training of Child protection actors on key competencies in caring for children in adversity and their families. A gui...
Informing and guiding the development of a Framework to Strengthen the Capacity of “Tipat Halav” nurses in Israel
Child Protection in Humanitarian Action Competency Framework: Testing Version
Workshop Report - Home Visiting Workforce Needs Assessment Tool Siaya County
Minimum standards for child protection in humanitarian action
Building Resilience in Africa: ECD Workforce Support and Strengthening Amid Covid-19!
The stability of the early years workforce in England: An examination of national, regional and organizational barriers
Understanding the Early Childhood Workforce: Qualitative research findings
The State of Early Childhood: Can Connecticut’s Struggling Family Child Care Providers Fill a 50,000 Child Care Gap...
Supporting social and emotional well-being of children in Early Childhood Education and Care through team reflection
Developing Career Pathways for Early Childhood Care and Education Workers
Combining Training with Job Security to Improve the Quality of the Childcare Workforce
Professionalizing the Workforce Supporting Infants and Toddlers from Birth to Three
Empowering Community Health Volunteers to Integrate Nurturing Care
Bridging Access with Quality: Empowering Kindergarten Teachers with Practical Training to Support Child-Centered Lear...
Training Early Childhood Intervention Workers to Close a Workforce Gap
Examining the Feasibility of Using Home Visiting Models to Support Home-Based Child Care Providers
The Early Years Professionals’ Survey 2019 - Ireland
Psychosocial Support: Facilitating psychosocial wellbeing and social and emotional learning
Teachers Perception on Early Childhood Education in Medak, India
Key Data on Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe. Eurydice Report– 2019 Edition
Good Practice for Good Jobs in Early Childhood Education and Care
Supporting Teachers With Mobile Technology: Lessons Drawn From UNESCO Projects in Mexico, Nigeria, Senegal and Pakistan
State of the Social Service Workforce 2018: Trends and Recommendations for Strengthening the Workforce
Supporting Teachers as Learners: A Guide for Mentors and Coaches in Early Care and Education
Early Childhood Preparation for School Leaders: Lessons from New Jersey Principal Certification Programs
Building a Skilled Teacher Workforce: Shared and Divergent Challenges in Early Care and Education and in Grades K-12
Early Childhood Higher Education Inventory
Teachers’ Voices: Work Environment Conditions That Impact Teacher Practice and Program Quality
Early Childhood Workforce Systems Initiative: State Policy Blueprint Planning Guide
NASW Practice Standards & Guidelines
Workforce Designs: A Policy Blueprint for State Early Childhood Professional Development Systems
Strategies in Pursuit of Pre-K Teacher Compensation Parity: Lessons From Seven States and Cities
Early Childhood Educators: Advancing the Profession
Learning Collectives With/In Sites of Practice: Beyond Training and Professional Development
Finding Community: An Exploration Into an Induction Support Pilot Project
Exploring early childhood educators’ notions about professionalism in Prince Edward Island
Guidelines to Strengthen the Social Service Workforce for Child Protection
Global Survey of Inclusive Early Childhood Development and Early Childhood Intervention Programs
Resisting Neoliberalism: Professionalisation of Early Childhood Education and Care
The Wanda method: overview and steps forward
WEBINAR | A Spotlight on the Working Conditions of the Early Childhood Workforce
The early years workforce in England
Call to Action on the Social Service Workforce Strengthening in the Europe and Central Asia Region
California’s ECE Workforce: What We Know Now and the Data Deficit That Remains
Scope of Practice for Midwives in Australia
Supporting the Early Childhood Workforce at Scale: Community Health Workers and the Expansion of First 1000 Days Serv...
Framework for assessing standards for practice for registered nurses, enrolled nurses and midwives
Definition of skilled health personnel providing care during childbirth
Innovative approaches to continuous professional development (CPD) in early childhood education and care (ECEC) in Eu...
Early Childhood Care and Education in five Asian countries
The role of social work in international child protection: best practices in stakeholder cooperation
Child protection workforce strategy 2017-2020
Vision for Specialised Child Protection Services in the Republic of Moldova
Working in Early Care and Education in North Carolina - 2012 Workforce Study
Fostering Effective Early Learning (FEEL) Study
Transforming the Financing of Early Care and Education
Early Learning Career Pathways Initiative: Credentialing in the Early Care and Education Field
Early Childhood Workforce Index 2018
Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages: The Early Childhood Workforce 25 Years after the National Child Care Staffing Study
Core Competencies for the Prenatal Through Age Three Workforce
Recommendations for common policy across the EU regarding professional development as an element of quality in ECEC a...
Report on “good practice” case studies of professional development in three countries
Pursuing Quality in Early Learning: Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Teacher Competency Framework for Southe...
Supporting the Early childhood Workforce at Scale: Preschool Education in Ukraine
Kindergarten teachers' perceptions on in-service training and impact on classroom practice
Longitudinal Study of Changes in Teachers’ Views of Early Childhood Education in the USA, Russia, and Finland
Culture and Practice in Early Childhood Teacher Education: A Comparative and Qualitative Study
A Comparative Study of Pre-service Education for Preschool Teachers in China and the United States
Inclusive early childhood education environment self-reflection tool
Quality through Professionalisation: Local Evaluation of the Tallaght National Early Years Access Initiative
Supporting Families for Nurturing Care | Supervision: supporting professionals and enhancing service quality
2013 Danielson Framework for Teaching Evaluation Instrument With Early Childhood Examples
Report on the Working Conditions of the Early Years Education and Care Sector 2017
A workforce development plan for the early childhood care and education sector in Ireland
Early Childhood Policies and Systems in Eight Countries: Findings from IEA’s Early Childhood Education Study
Colorado's Early Childhood Workforce 2020 Plan
Voices of child care providers: an exploratory study on the impact of policy changes
Money, love and identity: Initial findings from the National ECEC Workforce Study
Core Competency Framework for the Protection of Children
Teachers in Asia Pacific: Status and Rights
Social Status and Professional Development of Early Childhood and Preschool Teacher Profession: Sociological and Peda...
Preschool teachers education curricula harmonization framework in Serbia
WEBINAR | Competences and standards: why do we need them for the early childhood workforce?
The early years workforce: a fragmented picture
Competent Educators of the 21st Century - Principles of Quality Pedagogy
Roads to Quality - Strengthening Professionalism in Early Childhood Education and Care Systems
Stepping up for Early Childhood Education - Transforming the Early Ed Workforce; Transitions to Kindergarten; Fully F...
The Social Service Workforce as Related to Child Protection in Southeast Europe: A Regional Overview
Quality of the ECEC Workforce in Romania: Empirical Evidence from Parents’ Experiences
Career Development Framework for Health Visitors
A National Framework for Continuing Professional Development for Health Visitors - Standards to support professional ...
Developing Resilience in the Workforce: A Health Visiting Framework Guide for Employers, Managers and Team Leaders
National Guidelines - Best Practice in Early Childhood Intervention
Core Knowledge and Competences - For Early Childhood Professionals
Early Years Workforce Strategy
Changing Systems & Practice to Improve Outcomes for Young Fathers, Their Children & Their Families
Strengthening and Supporting the Early Childhood Workforce: Training and Professional Development
Strengthening and Supporting the Early Childhood Workforce: Competences and Standards
Transforming European ECEC services and Primary schools into professional learning communities: drivers, barriers and...
Workforce Profiles in Systems of Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe
Quality is key in Early Childhood Education in Australia
2017 Home Visiting Yearbook
6 Policies to Support the Early Childhood Workforce
WEBINAR | Challenges and opportunities in integrating early years services: a spotlight on the workforce
Skills Framework for Early Childhood Care and Education
Global Advocacy Toolkit for the Social Service Workforce
Standards for ECD Parenting Programmes
Rethinking Credential Requirements in Early Education
The relationship between teacher qualification and the quality of early childhood care and learning environment
Supporting the early childhood workforce at scale: The Cuna Más home visiting program in Peru
WEBINAR | Scaling up the early childhood workforce to support children birth to age 3: Lessons from Peru and Mozambique
Review of Occupational Role Profiles in Ireland in Early Childhood Education and Care
Proposed Revisions to the Definitions for the Early Childhood Workforce in the Standard Occupational Classification
Teachers’ Voices: Work Environment Conditions That Impact Teacher Practice and Program Quality
2016 Alameda County Early Care and Education Workforce Study
WEBINAR | Early childhood practitioners as advocates and activists
Empowering and Enabling Teachers to Improve Equity and Outcomes for All
The Role of Social Service Workforce Development in Care Reform
Towards the Right Care for Children: Orientations for reforming alternative care systems - Africa, Asia, Latin America
Child Protective Services Workforce Analysis and Recommendations
The Best Teachers for Our Littlest Learners? Lessons from Head Start's Last Decade
Supporting Families for Nurturing Care: Resource Modules for Home Visitors
Professionalisation of Childcare Assistants in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC): Pathways towards Qualification
Describing the Preparation and Ongoing Professional Development of the Infant/ Toddler Workforce: An Analysis of the ...
Child Care: Research-Based Policy Recommendations for Executive and Legislative Officials in 2017
The early years workforce: A review of European research and good practices on working with children from poor and mi...
Proposal for key principles of a Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care - Report of the Working Gro...
Continuous Quality Improvement and Collaborative Learning to Improve Adaptability and Scalability in a Professional D...
Early Childhood Development Workforce - Productivity Commission Research Report
Home visiting programs for HIV-affected families: a comparison of service quality between volunteer-driven and parapr...
End of Project Evaluation of USAID/Zimbabwe’s “Children First” Orphans and Vulnerable Children Project
Realising Children’s Rights: A training manual for care professionals working with children in alternative care
Supervising for Quality Child Welfare Practice
Gender Inequalities in Early Childhood Development Education Teaching Profession in Kenya
The Early Childhood Education Workforce in Europe Between Divergencies and Emergencies
What Knowledge and Skills Do Chinese Kindergarten Teachers Need in a Time of Reform: Director’s Perspectives
Rethinking early childhood workforce sustainability in the context of Australia's early childhood education and ...
Early Childhood Education Pre-Service Teachers’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Teaching Psychosocial Skills Acros...
Issues and Tasks for Early Childhood Education and Care Workforce in Korea
Innovative Pedagogical Approaches in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE): A Resource Pack
The MenCare Parental Leave Platform
A Comprehensive Workforce Strategy to Advance Child Welfare Outcomes Workforce - Workgroup Report
Child Care Staff: Learning and Growing Through Professional Development
A Review of the Literature: Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) Personnel in Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Starting Strong IV: Monitoring Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care
Towards an Early Years Workforce Development Strategy for England – Policy Briefing
Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators Related Professional Criteria
Early Childhood Education and Services for All! - Policy Recommendations Derived from the Forum
Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8: A Unifying Foundation
International Perspectives on Early Years Workforce Development
Quality Matters in Early Childhood Education and Care
Early Years Workforce Strategy for Australia
Study on the diversity within the teaching profession with particular focus on migrant and/or minority background
ECD Resource Pack
The Guidelines for Qualification of Human Talent in Integrated Early Childhood Development Services (Lineamiento Tech...
Early Childhood Education Professional Development: Training and Technical Assistance Glossary
Parenting Matters: Supporting Parents of Children Ages 0-8
Promoting Care for Child Development in Community Health Services - A Summary of the Pakistan Early Child Development...
Early Childhood Development in Emergencies Integrated Programme Guide
Pacific Guidelines for the Development of National Quality Frameworks for ECCE
Quality Assurance in Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) in Southeast Asia
Care for Child Development Participant Manual
Programs of Human Talent Training in Initial Education: Perspectives for Change
Building a Strong Infant-Toddler Workforce
The ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Education of Teachers (1966) and The UNESCO Recommendations concerning t...
Final report: Twelfth Session: Joint ILO-UNESCO Committee of Experts on the Application of the Recommendations concer...
Preparing Teachers for Early Childhood Education
Southeast Asian Guidelines for Early Childhood Teacher Development and Management
International Labor Organization | Women at Work: Trends 2016
International Labor Organization |The Promotion of Decent Work for ECE Personnel
Early Childhood Workforce Index 2016
High-Quality Early Learning Settings Depend on a High-Quality Workforce Low Compensation Undermines Quality
A Review of International and National Surveys relevant to Early Childhood Care and Education Provision and the Teach...
ISSA’s Quality Framework for Early Childhood Practice in Services for Children under Three Years of Age
Child Protection Training Manual: Facilitator’s Guide for Teacher Training
Expanding Access to Early Childhood Development Using Interactive Audio Instruction: A Toolkit and Guidelines for Pro...
Care for Caregivers: A psychosocial support model for Child and Youth Care Workers serving Orphans and Vulnerable Chi...
Social Welfare Workforce: Strengthening for OVC
Para Social Worker Training Manual & Curricula: Partnering to Strengthen the Capacity of Community-based Caregive...
Competence requirements in early childhood education and care: A study for the European Commission Directorate-Genera...
Human capacity within child welfare systems: The social work workforce in Africa
The promotion of decent work for early childhood education personnel: The professionalization of a neglected profession
A job analysis of community health workers in the context of integrated nutrition and early childhood development
Working conditions, training of early childhood care workers and quality of services – A systematic review
An Independent Review of the Scottish Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) Workforce and Out of School Care (OSC) Workf...
Pay Rates in the Irish Early Childhood Care and Education Sector
2013 Early Childhood Education and Care Workforce Review
How is Child Care Quality Measured?: A toolkit
Toward the Identification of Features of Effective Professional Development for Early Childhood Educators, Literature...
Professional Development in Early Childhood Programs: Process Issues and Research Needs
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Draft Policy Statement on Early Childhood Career Pathways
Achieving Excellence through Continuing Professional Development: A CPD Framework for Early Childhood Educators
Workforce Development Framework (WDF)
Key Data on Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe
Examining the Associations Between Infant/Toddler Workforce Preparation, Program Quality and Child Outcomes: A Review...
2013 National Early Childhood Education