Early childhood and schools

Starting Strong III: Policy Toolbox to Encourage Quality in ECEC – Country Materials

 

 

This page compiles a sample of concrete examples of approaches used by governments to improve ECEC within their country. Links to websites, reports, frameworks, guides, training videos, brochures, etc. have been categorised by the five levers of the Policy Toolbox:

 

 

Setting out quality goals and regulations
Designing and implementing curriculum and standards
Improving qualifications, training and working conditions
Engaging families and community
Advancing data collection, research and monitoring

 

 


Setting out quality goals and regulations

Australia

Canada

Ireland

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Portugal

Sweden

United Kingdom

United States

Designing and implementing curriculum and standards

Australia

Canada

Czech Repubic

Finland

Germany

Ireland

Israel

Italy

  • Indicazioni per il curricolo per la scuola dell’infanzia e per il primo ciclo d’istruzione

Luxembourg

Mexico

New Zealand

Norway

Portugal

Singapore

Slovak Republic

Sweden

Turkey

United Kingdom

United States

Improving qualifications, training and working conditions

Australia

Belgium-French Community

Ireland

New Zealand

Norway

United States

Engaging families and community

Australia

Denmark

Norway

United Kingdom

United States

Advancing data collection, research and monitoring

DATA

Australia

Canada

Sweden

 

United States

  • The State of Preschool 2010 State Preschool Yearbook, Barnett, W.S., et al. (2011), The National Institute for Early Education and Research, Rutgers University

RESEARCH

Australia

Belgium – French Community

Canada

Denmark

Finland

Ireland

New Zealand

Norway

Slovenia

United Kingdom

United States

MONITORING

Systems/Reports

Australia

Czech Republic

Ireland

Sweden

 

United Kingdom

United States

Instruments

Australia

Belgium - Flanders

Canada

Portugal

United States

 

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