COFACE has developed a thematic note to trigger debate and examines a crucial precondition for high-quality ECEC provision: the ratio of children to staff in daycare settings (child-staff ratio). Low child-staff ratios can yield multiple benefits for the children and all the other actors involved.
These are papers built through consultation of COFACE members, with recommendations for action at national and EU level.
This publication adopted ten years ago in 2012 consists of the COFACE position on the family dimension of the UNCRPD, followed by the integral text of the Convention.
We are an organisation that works for the rights of all families in Europe since 1958. In short, we are called ‘COFACE’. We wrote this easy-to-read booklet to talk about our aims for 2020-2024.
S.H.I.F.T. – A guide to shift towards meaningful inclusion of persons with disabilities and their families
Brussels, 3rd December 2019, MEDIA RELEASE for International Day of Persons with Disabilities According to the Academic Network of European Disability Experts, institutional care continues to consume disproportionate levels of public expenditure, far outweighing...
COFACE Families Europe is ready to address challenges in partnership with the European Union, in an attempt to find sustainable and lasting solutions for the future.
COFACE members in several EU countries are in action when it comes to creating inclusive societies.
New social rights, consolidation of existing social rights, and some missed opportunities COFACE assessment of the EU work-life balance directive The agreement on the EU Work-Life Balance Directive on 24th January 2019, its adoption by the European...
We call on the European Union to show leadership by boosting the supply of accessible, affordable and quality childcare.