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  1. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 December 2012

    Asia Pacific: Governments to invest in ECE

    A new task force spearheading the development of early childhood education (ECE) in the EI Asia Pacific region has called on national governments to invest in ECE. The task force, which met in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 15-16 December, stressed the need for governments to invest in ECE teachers and...

    Asia Pacific: Governments to invest in ECE
  2. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 24 October 2012

    Finland: High quality educators for ECE

    The Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö (OAJ), one of EI’s national affiliates, has celebrated the 120th anniversary of preschool teacher education in Finland. OAJ president Olli Luukkainen reasserted the need for well-trained teachers at all education levels, including Early Childhood Education (ECE).

    Finland: High quality educators for ECE
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 20 April 2012

    Millions of educators to support quality early childhood education

    This week, millions of teachers, students and education advocates around the world join forces in calling on public authorities and development partners to ensure that all young children have access to quality early childhood education (ECE). This call is made during and after the Global Action Week (GAW) for Education,...

    Millions of educators to support quality early childhood education
  4. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 22 February 2012

    Seminar tackles impact of economic crisis on Early Childhood Education

    Over 50 participants from 25 European countries attended a seminar on Early Childhood Education (ECE) organised by EI's European region, the ETUCE. Held from 20-21 February in Budapest, Hungary, the event tackled a wide range of issues linked to ECE, particularly the impact of the economic crisis on the sector.

    Seminar tackles impact of economic crisis on Early Childhood Education
  5. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 23 January 2012

    ECE: AFT study shows need for smoother transitions from pre-kindergarten to the elementary level

    The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), one of EI’s affiliates in the USA, has published a study related to Early Childhood Education (ECE). This report concludes that a smoother transition from pre-kindergarten (pre-K) to the elementary (primary) level is indispensable to the long-term success of students. This is particularly true...

    ECE: AFT study shows need for smoother transitions from pre-kindergarten to the elementary level
  6. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 December 2011

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  7. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 4 November 2011

    EI to implement a strategy for the development of ECE

    EI is set to implement its new strategy for the development of Early Childhood Education (ECE). The Strategy Paper, adopted by the EI Executive Board early this year and endorsed by the 6th World Congress in Cape Town, South Africa, spells out concrete actions to promote holistic and quality services...

    EI to implement a strategy for the development of ECE
  8. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 17 October 2011

    France: Unions oppose government plan to test pupils from pre-school

    EI's French affiliates, SE-UNSA and SNUIPP, have condemned a government plan to ask teachers to test children as young as five on their behaviour and learning abilities.

    France: Unions oppose government plan to test pupils from pre-school
  9. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 March 2011

    EI finds inadequate attention for Early Childhood Education

    Findings from a new study conducted by EI’s Early Childhood Education (ECE) Task Force reveal that, while ECE continues to receive more attention across the globe, progress has been uneven and much more remains to be done.

    EI finds inadequate attention for Early Childhood Education
  10. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 16 July 2010

    EI releases global study on Early Childhood Education

    The EI Early Childhood Education (ECE) Task Force has released a global study investigating ECE policies, systems, programmes and activities across the world.

    EI releases global study on Early Childhood Education
  11. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 12 May 2010

    Report on African seminar on Early Childhood Education now available

    A report on an Early Childhood Education seminar, organized by EI in Accra last year, is now available in electronic and print form. The report is available in English and French.

    Report on African seminar on Early Childhood Education now available
  12. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 9 October 2009

    African teachers call upon their governments to invest in early childhood education

    Representatives of EI member organisations meeting in Accra last week called upon their governments to invest in early childhood education. This call was made at a seminar organised by Education International in Accra, Ghana, from 29 -30 September.

    African teachers call upon their governments to invest in early childhood education
  13. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 25 September 2009

    EI to hold Early Childhood Education seminar in Accra

    EI member organisations from several African countries will converge in Accra, Ghana, for an Early Childhood Education seminar. The seminar, whose theme is, “Quality Early Childhood Education: Every Child’s Right”, will be held from 29 – 30 September and hosted by the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT).

    EI to hold Early Childhood Education seminar in Accra
  14. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 30 March 2009

    EI Task Force to take the lead in promoting Early Childhood Education

    At its recent meeting the EI Executive Board adopted a report on the first EI Task Force on Early Childhood Education (ECE) meeting held in Malta. The report was presented by the chairperson of the Task Force, Haldis Holst of UEN/Norway.

    EI Task Force to take the lead in promoting Early Childhood Education
  15. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 6 November 2008

    European teachers emphasize the importance of quality Early Childhood Education

    Early Childhood Education (ECE) gives an “opportunity to help children discover the world, to develop and to be valued as capable human beings, to be confident and motivated learners and participants in society.”

    European teachers emphasize the importance of quality Early Childhood Education