Early childhood and schools

OECD-Norway High-level Roundtable - Starting Strong: Implementing Policies for High Quality Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC)

 

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23-24 January 2012 - Oslo, Norway

 

Co-hosts 

  • Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

 

Objectives

  • Focus attention on the economic and social importance of investing in high-quality early childhood education and care
  • Highlight key policies and practices that can enhance investment in high-quality early childhood education and care in countries
  • Share perspectives and foster dialogue with, and among, stakeholders to promote understanding of the implementation challenges and how to address them

To achieve these objectives, the agenda is structured to promote active participation and discussion amongst all participants in several different configurations. Participants will include Ministers, legislators; government officials; kindergarten and childcare owner representatives; union representatives and practitioners; parental representatives; and media. There will also be a working dinner for Ministers and high-level officials only. Please note that the Roundtable is by invitation only.

 

Live streaming

Tune in on Tuesday 24 January at 9:00 (Central European Time) to watch live streaming of the Roundtable.

 

Venue

The Roundtable will be held at the following location:

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Oslo, Norway
For a map and directions to the venue, click here.
For a list of other hotels in the area, click here .

 

Practical arrangements
For information on practical arrangements, click here .

 

Documents

 

Speeches

 

Presentations

 

Dr. Jacqueline Jones
Senior Advisor on Early Learning to the U.S. Secretary of Education
Chair of the OECD Network on Early Childhood Education and Care


Miho Taguma
Senior Policy Analyst
Directorate for Education
OECD

 

Steve Barnett PhD
Rutgers
Graduate School of Education

 

 

 

Press release

 

Contact

 

 

 

 

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Early Childhood Education and Care Home Page

 

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