Call for Applications: Jobs in ECD at UNICEF

UNICEF is seeking strong applicants to fill a total of 3 positions in the area of Early Childhood Development. Two of these positions are at headquarters in the USA. The third is to be base in Cairo, Egypt. The job descriptions are too long to include in this post, but find below the links to […]

Early Childhood Development in Syrian Refugee Communities: Hope for a Future of Peace and Stability

Trying to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems is by all means no cake walk. It requires patience, humility, creativity, and hope. The Syrian conflict has displaced millions of people; many have lost everything: loved ones, their homes, and their livelihoods. Countless families are trying to rebuild a life and provide a future […]

Call for Applications: Lab Manager, UC Davis

Call for Applications: Lab Manager for the Translational Research in Early Life Learning for Impact at Scale (TRELLIS) Lab in the Department of Nutrition at UC Davis Our aim in the TRELLIS lab is to translate basic science into practical interventions that can benefit mothers and children worldwide. Like a vine, children need nurturing care […]


The GLOBAL ECD MOOC started FEBRUARY 27, 2017! We’re excited to announce the launch of The Best Start in Life: Early Childhood Development for Sustainable Development, the newest course from the UN Sustainable Development Network’s Online Education Initiative – the SDG Academy. The course is free and accessible to all. Registration is now open and […]

Africa Early Years Fellowship

Fellowship with the World Bank African professionals interested in a career in early childhood development are invited to apply for the Africa Early Years Fellowship The year-long fellowship is an initiative of the Early Learning Partnership, a multi-donor trust fund managed by the World Bank to support young children’s development and learning through finance, analytical […]

CALL FOR PAPERS: EARLI SIG 5 – 06.29.-07.01.2016 in Porto, Portugal

Dear colleagues, We are pleased to announce that the 4th international conference on Early Childhood Education, organized by the EARLI SIG 5, will take place on June 29-30, July 1, 2016 in Porto, Portugal. The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to explore the processes, practices and effects of early childhood […]

BLOG: Selecting Indicators of Healthy Early Childhood Development

On the Al Jazeera TV news this evening, Dr Priscilla Atwani Idele, a statistics expert at UNICEF HQ in New York, with considerable field experience in sub-Saharan Africa, was interviewed on the remarkable reduction of infant mortality around the world since 1990. Over the past 25 years the rate has been reduced by more than […]


This is an updated call for applications to an earlier post. To apply for the below job announcement, please log onto and reference requisition # 36542BR under the “Search Jobs” tab.   Auto req ID 36542BR Business Title RPCGA Program Manager School/Unit Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Sub-Unit ———— Location USA – […]

WEBINAR: ECD Measurement Workshop May 27th 2015

You are cordially invited via Live Webstream Workshop on ECD Measurement for Preschool Children (Aged 3-6) Wednesday, May 27, 2015 || 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Agenda  (if you have problems accessing the agenda click here) Please join us for an online discussion with experts focusing on the measurement of intermediate and final early childhood development […]

PUBLICATION: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial of a Brief Parenting Intervention in Low-Resource Settings in Panama

by Anilena Mejia Press Release: University of Manchester researchers have piloted a parenting trial which aims to improve child behaviour in Panama City – the place with the eighth highest murder rate in the world. Gang crime and child maltreatment are pressing concerns in Panama and the UN described the capital Panama City as having the […]