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These are short briefs, reflecting on key topics of importance to COFACE (challenges and opportunities) set in an EU context.

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NEW COFACE POLICY BRIEF – Early childhood education and care: A tool for child education, reconciliation of work and family life, and a caring and inclusive economy

NEW COFACE POLICY BRIEF – Early childhood education and care: A tool for child education, reconciliation of work and family life, and a caring and inclusive economy

This policy brief examines early childhood education and care at the intersection of childhood, work-life balance and economics, acknowledging the impact of COVID-19 on families, underlining why it is key to invest in inclusive, affordable, accessible, and quality ECEC (the four elements must be there) and describes the socio-economic benefits of ECEC.

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