WEBINAR: Spotlight on working conditions of the EC Workforce

We know that in many countries around the world the early childhood workforce experiences poor recognition. In comparison with professionals working to support older children and adults, they receive lower wages, lower qualifications and fewer opportunities for career development or professional development.

Recently, the Key Informant Interviews conducted by the Early Childhood Workforce Initiative in 15 countries, highlighted the working conditions of the early childhood workforce as a major challenge to both recruitment and retention. This webinar will look at these challenges, as well as promising approaches aimed at supporting the workforce.

The webinar will look at the following questions:

  • What working conditions do members of the early childhood workforce face?
  • To what extent are challenging working conditions a barrier in recruiting and retaining the early childhood workforce?
  • To what extent do working conditions influence the quality of service delivery?
  • What efforts have been taken in different countries to improve the working conditions of various categories of early childhood workers?
    • How do countries design and implement such efforts in the face of resource constraints?
    • What factors can support the introduction of policies to improve working conditions?
    • What challenges are encountered in introducing these policies?

You can get more information and register for the webinar here.

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