Policy

Four ways policymakers can support the early childhood workforce

Four ways policymakers can support the early childhood workforce
Child care workers, preschool teachers, teacher assistants, social workers, community health workers, nurses — these are just a sampling of the many women and men who work with our youngest children to ensure their healthy development. Through their day to day work and interactions, these individuals have the opportunity to transform a child’s developmental trajectory, but often do not receive adequate pay, training, support, or incentives in order to maximize impact. Read more >>

Challenges and opportunities in integrating early childhood services – a spotlight on the workforce

Challenges and opportunities in integrating early childhood services – a spotlight on the workforce
The discussion around the integration of early childhood services is not new at all, but it became more heated in the recent years because of increasingly complex challenges that families with young children face in the current dynamic social, economic, cultural and political contexts they live.