Online exchange on Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care

You are welcome to join us on 9th March from 11.30-12.30 CET for an online exchange on quality in Early Childhood Education and Care.


This online meeting is open to all COFACE and COFACE Disability members.

The session will kick off with a presentation by Professor Michel Vandenbroeck on the state of play of quality in ECEC, with a focus on Belgium and Europe (including the Care Strategy and Child Guarantee).

The focus will especially be child-staff ratio as a primary driver for child well-being and family engagement.

This will be followed by a Q&A and exchange with COFACE members about the situation in their countries.

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Background information

2022 European Care Strategy

2022 Council Recommendation on ECEC

2021 COFACE policy brief on ECEC

2018 COFACE New Deal for ECEC

Other Future Events