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Early Childhood Workforce Index 2018

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Early Childhood Workforce Index 2018

Early Childhood Workforce Index 2018 is the second edition of the biennial Early Childhood Workforce Index from the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment at UC Berkeley. This edition continues to track the status of the early childhood education workforce and related state policies in order to understand changes over time. Several new analyses, as well as updated policy indicators and recommendations, have been added. 


Core Competencies for the Prenatal Through Age Three Workforce

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In the United States, cross-sector core competencies for the prenatal through 3-year-old field are currently being broadened to encompass competencies needed for working with children 3-5 years old. The charge of this report was to: 


Inclusive early childhood education environment self-reflection tool

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Inclusive Early Childhood Education

Inclusive early childhood education environment self-reflection tool was developed in order to identify, analyze and promote the main characteristics of quality Inclusive early Childhood Education for all children. This tool was designed to address the need for professionals and staff in early years settings to reflect on their inclusiveness. The tool consists of eight sets of questions, which address the following aspects of inclusion:


Supporting Families for Nurturing Care | Supervision: supporting professionals and enhancing service quality

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Proper supervision enables home visitors to form supportive relationships with families. Supervision: supporting professionals and enhancing service quality focuses on supporting the supervision of home visitors in order to guide home visitors in their work.

Through these modules, readers may: 


2013 Danielson Framework for Teaching Evaluation Instrument With Early Childhood Examples

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Teaching Evaluation PreK through 3rd grade

The Danielson Framework for Teaching is a research-based set of components of instruction. This white paper includes the findings of a research team made up of  researchers from Illinois State University and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 


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A workforce development plan for the early childhood care and education sector in Ireland

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Workforce development plan for  the early childhood care and education sector

A workforce development plan for the early childhood care and education sector in Ireland is the culmination of a significant process of research and consultation across the diverse range of stakeholders in the sector. The result is the identification of a number of agreed perspectives on the type of workforce needed to support the development of high quality Early Childhood Education and Care services in Ireland, as well as the main challenges associated with achieving these goals. 


Core Competency Framework for the Protection of Children

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NHS Competency Framework for the Protection of Children Scotland

This Core Competency Framework has been developed for all disciplines, professions and staff groups undertaking a clinical role within NHS Scotland. The twin aims of the framework are


Preschool teachers education curricula harmonization framework in Serbia

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Preschool teachers curricula harmonization Serbia
This document is primarily intended for preschool teacher education colleges in Novi Sad, Vršac, Kruševac and Sremska Mitrovica which adopted the preschool teacher education curricula harmonization framework in January 2015.

Competent Educators of the 21st Century - Principles of Quality Pedagogy

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Competent Educators of the 21st Century: Principles of Quality Pedagogy is a policy document that defines quality teaching practices when working with children from 3 to 10 years old, and their families, to better support the child's development and well-being. 

This resource contains:


Roads to Quality - Strengthening Professionalism in Early Childhood Education and Care Systems

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Based on its long experience in working with practitioners, mostly in challenging contexts, ISSA has articulated an approach that embeds the values and practices that are considered to lead to meaningful and sustainable mechanisms for continuous professional growth.