Landscape analysis

Early Learning Career Pathways Initiative: Credentialing in the Early Care and Education Field

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Early Learning Career Pathways Initiative: Credentialing in the Early Care and Education Field

This report introduces a career pathways framework 4 in use by several federal agencies, provides a national landscape of states’  requirements for ECE staff related to credentialing, highlights five states at various points in the development of ECE career pathways, and shows how early learning system components used in the majority of states align with the Six Key Elements of Career Pathways Framework that other industries use. The elements in this framework are:


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Early Childhood Workforce Index 2018

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Early Childhood Workforce Index 2018

This second edition of the biennial Early Childhood Workforce Index continues to track the status of the ECE workforce and related state policies in order to understand changes over time. We have added several new analyses and updated our policy indicators and recommendations. Highlights include:


Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages: The Early Childhood Workforce 25 Years after the National Child Care Staffing Study

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Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages: The Early Childhood Workforce 25 Years after the National Child Care Staffing Study

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"In the 25 years since the release of the National Child Care Staffing Study, combined developments in science, practice, and policy have dramatically shifted the context for discussions about the status of early childhood teaching jobs, and the importance of attracting and retaining a well-prepared workforce that is capable of nurturing young children’s learning, health and development. Three narrative elements of this changed early care and education landscape set the stage for the new evidence presented in this report:


Early Childhood Policies and Systems in Eight Countries: Findings from IEA’s Early Childhood Education Study

Teachers in Asia Pacific: Status and Rights

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Teachers in Asia Pacfic

This regional synthesis report is the result of collaborative efforts in conducting a research study on Asia Pacific Teachers: Status and Rights in eight countries in Asia Pacific region.


The Social Service Workforce as Related to Child Protection in Southeast Europe: A Regional Overview

Strengthening and Supporting the Early Childhood Workforce: Training and Professional Development

Transforming European ECEC services and Primary schools into professional learning communities: drivers, barriers and ways forward

Workforce Profiles in Systems of Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe

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Below you may download one of the 30 Workforce Profiles (country reports) on the current status quo regarding the qualification requirements for early childhood education and care professionals (pedagogues, teachers, educators), the composition of the workforce, the systems of initial professional education and continuing professional development, current reform initiatives and research projects and selected aspects of the working conditions of staff in each of the 30 participating countries.