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2017.01.03 |

CARE in the European Commission: Open joint conference “Great start in life!

The open conference “Great start in life! The best possible education in early years" Co-organized by the European Commission, DG Education and Culture, Unit B2 (Schools and Educators; Multilingualism) and European Commission, DG Research and Innovation, Unit B6 (Open and Inclusive Societies), took place in Brussels, from November 30 to December 1. The CARE team played an active role in this conference.

2016.05.30 |

New UNICEF report on 'Fairness for Children'

UNICEF has recently published the Innocenti Report Card 13 Children in the Developed World: Fairness for Children - A league table of inequality in child well-being in rich countries. This Report Card presents an overview of inequalities in child well-being in 41 countries of the European Union (EU) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

2016.05.24 |

The CARE team wishes to thank all survey participants

The CARE team wishes to thank all participants who spent their time sharing their opinions, attitudes and experiences on our survey of values, beliefs and concerns regarding ECEC services in nine European countries (England, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, and Portugal).

2016.01.05 |

What do national ECEC curricula tell us about ECEC for the children up to the age three?

CARE researcher Maritta Hännikäinen, University of Jyvaskyla in Finland, presented at the 25th conference of EECERA (European Early Childhood Education Research Association) in Barcelona, 7-10 September 2015, on the topic "Children up to the age three: focus on five national curricula on ECEC".

2016.01.04 |

CARE consortium meeting in December 2015

CARE quality and good classroom practices conference. The CARE consortium met in Reggio Emilia, Italy, in December 10-11. The main topic of discussion was the results of the video case studies conducted in nine European countries (Denmark, England, Germany, Greece, Finland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and Portugal).

2015.12.08 |

CARE keynote on ECEC and the Welfare of Nations

On 27 November 2015, CARE researcher Ted Melhuish (University of Oxford) made a keynote presentation on ECEC and the welfare of Nations at the Early Childhood National Reform Symposium organized by the South Australian Government.

2015.11.13 |

COFACE event on transnational families aims at breaking gender and ethnic stereotypes and taboos

On the 5-6 November 2015, COFACE, the Confederation of Family Organisations in the EU and the Bulgarian Center of Women's Studies and Policies, organized the “Families Beyond Borders” conference in Sofia, Bulgaria. The 2-day event, focused on transnational families, aimed at exploring challenges and consequences of what it means to move to a different country for better economic prospects, but leaving ageing parents and sometimes young children in their countries of origin.

2015.10.13 |

What does child wellbeing mean to you?

One of the central challenges of the CARE project is to develop indicators of quality and wellbeing. Please read our Initial Framework on this and share your thoughts and perspectives and discuss whether it addresses your views on quality and wellbeing. What is quality in Early Childhood Education and Care to you?

2015.10.01 |

First report on the values, beliefs, and concerns of parents

On June 30th 2015, the CARE team delivered the first report on the values, beliefs, and concerns of parents regarding ECEC services in nine European countries (England, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, and Portugal)

2015.09.30 |

Effects of early childhood education and care on child development

CARE recently released a review of research on the effects of early childhood education and care (ECEC) on child development. CARE recommends that countries should strive to provide all children with high-quality Early Education and Care.

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Events archive

Wed 30 Nov
00:00-00:00 | Brussels, Belgium
Conference: A Great Start in Life
The Great Start in Life conference aims to bring researchers, policymakers, early childhood education and care and primary school staff together to discuss how to create the conditions for the best possible education in the early years. Ages 0-12 and the transitions between home, childcare and school will be covered. Particular focus will be put on how to combat inequalities and include vulnerable groups. The conference is co-organised by the Directorate General for Education and Culture, Unit B2 (Schools and Educators; Multilingualism) and the Directorate General for Research and Innovation, Unit B6 (Open and Inclusive Societies).
Tue 22 Nov
00:00-00:00 | Porto, Portugal
EAPRIL Conference 2016
Challenges of the Digital Era for Education, Working and Learning: Researchers and Practitioners in Dialogue.
Thu 10 Nov
00:00-00:00 | Berlin, Germany
Different ways, one goal? International approaches to quality regulation and assurance in early childhood
International conference organised by the International Center Early Childhood Education and Care (ICEC).
Thu 06 Oct
00:00-00:00 | Lisbon, Portugal
Final CARE meeting – policymakers, invitation only
The final working conference of CARE will take place at ISCTE-Instituto Universitário de Lisboa on 6-7 October 2016. Participants are CARE researchers, European policy makers and invited external experts from the participating countries.
Sun 10 Jul
00:00-00:00 | Vilnius, Lithuania
Biennial meeting of the International Society of Studies on Behavioral Development
CARE reseachers Martine Broekhuizen, Thomas Moser, Paul Leseman, Giulia Pastori, Konstantinos Petrogiannis, Edward Melhuish and Olga Wysłowska will be presenting at the biennial meeting of the International Society of Studies on Behavioral Development (ISSBD).
Wed 29 Jun
00:00-00:00 | Porto, Portugal
EARLI SIG 5 conference on learning and development in Early Childhood
CARE coordinator Paul Leseman will be participating in the discussion panel entitled "Societal changes across Europe: challenges for research" in the upcoming EARLI SIG 5 conference.
Thu 05 May
00:00-00:00 | Canterbury Christ Church University, England
Expectations of ECEC from a European perspective: views of parents, staff and policymakers
CARE researchers Martine Broekhuizen and Thomas Moser will present on the topic “Expectations of ECEC from a European perspective: views of parents, staff and policymakers” as a keynote lecture at the OMEP European conference 2016.
Fri 29 Apr
00:00-00:00 | Leuven, Belgium
The Flemish child care in European perspective. Lessons from the CARE research
CARE researcher Ides Nicaise will present on the topic “De Vlaamse kinderopvang in Europees perspectief. Lessen uit het CARE onderzoek” (The Flemish child care in European perspective. Lessons from the CARE research) at the Knowledge platform ECEC and the fight against child poverty, organized by HIVA.
Tue 19 Apr
00:00-00:00 | Amsterdam, Netherlands
Sustainable Development Goals and Gender Equality: the role of family policies and exchange of good practices
COFACE, the Confederation of Family Organisations in the European Union, in cooperation with the UN Focal Point on the Family (Division for Social Policy and Development, Department of Economic and Social Affairs), is organising the international conference ‘Sustainable Development Goals and Gender Equality: the role of family policies and exchange of good practices’.
Wed 23 Sep
09:00-13:00 | Brussels, Belgium
Roundtable Two-generation Early Chilhood eduaction and care programmes
To further the discourse and provide alternative examples of childcare, as well as introduce Eurofound’s new report on ECEC, over this roundtable discussion, we aim to highlight two-generation programmes that consider high-quality early childhood education centres and crèches as platforms for attracting parents into education and training.

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