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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


This blog provides an overview of the main findings of a recently published article in Child Development, “Teacher-Child Interactions in Chile and their Associations with Prekindergarten Outcomes” by Diana Leyva, Christina Weiland, Clara Barata, Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Catherine Snow, Ernesto Trevino, and Andrea Rolla. To receive a copy of the full article, email Diana Leyva. Chilean preschool […]

PUBLICATION: A Comparison of International Child Care and US Child Care Using the Child Care Aware

A Comparison of International Child Care and US Child Care Using the Child Care Aware — NACCRRA Child Care Benchmarks by Richard Fiene Abstract: This is a first of its kind study comparing the USA to other world countries utilizing the Child Care Aware — NACCRRA (National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies) […]

WEBINAR: Financing Investments in Young Children Globally

Co-sponsored by the Board on Children, Youth and Families at the National Academies of Science headed by Kimber Bogard (HDIN AC). REGISTER HERE! When: August 26, 2014 – August 27, 2014 (12:00 AM Eastern) Topics: Children, Youth and Families, Education, Global Health Activity: Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally (iYCG) Boards: Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Board on […]