The Employment Generation Impact of Meeting SDG Targets in Early Childhood Care, Education, Health and Long-Term Care in 45 Countries

Based on the analysis of 45 countries, which represent 85 per cent of global GDP and close to 60 per cent of the global population and workforce, this microeconomic simulation study provides an estimation of the employment generation in care sectors, including early childhood care and education, primary and secondary education, tertiary education, ill/patient care (short-term care) and long-term care for older persons and persons with disabilities.

Un bon départ - Education et protection de la petite enfance

Ce rapport se concentre sur l'objectif d'Education des premières années, qui a pour principal enjeu d'encourager les Etats à mettre en place des mesures et des moyens pour élargir l'accès à l'Education et protection de la petite enfance, en se fondant sur une approche holistique, qui prend en considération les soins, la santé, la nutrition et bien sur l'éducation. 

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Un bon départ - Education et protection de la petite enfance

Ce rapport se concentre sur l'objectif d'Education des premières années, qui a pour principal enjeu d'encourager les Etats à mettre en place des mesures et des moyens pour élargir l'accès à l'Education et protection de la petite enfance, en se fondant sur une approche holistique, qui prend en considération les soins, la santé, la nutrition et bien sur l'éducation. 

Policies on Early Childhood Care and Education: Their Evolution and Some Impacts

This study presents some of the major drivers and challenges encountered in policy planning for early childhood care and education (ECCE), an analysis of the evolution of ECCE policy planning in all world regions from before 2000 to the present, and data regarding the current national and regional distribution of ECCE policies, strategic plans and laws. As of July 2014, at least 68 countries had adopted one or more of these ECCE policy instruments.

Moving Forward with ECCE. Post-2015 in the Asia Pacific Region: An Analysis of Global and National Policy Goals

This paper presents a thematic analysis of documents produced during a recent ‘Regional Policy Forum on Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE)’, attended by over 200 participants including representatives from key international donor organisations and high-level officials from over 30 countries across the Asia Pacific region.

Low-Fee Private Schools, the State, and Globalization: A Market Analysis within the Political Sociology of Education and Development

This study investigates the emergence and supply-demand dynamics of a market for low-fee private schools (LFPS) at the level of early childhood care and education (ECCE) in a slum of Lusaka, Zambia. Based on data collection over 1.5 years, the study reveals that, despite a government policy to support ECE, over 90 per cent of ECCE centres are private; that school operators tend to be former teachers, businessmen/women, and religious leaders; and that LFPSs charge, on average, 2.5 times as much as government ECCE centres for tuition, not including additional indirect costs.

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