African Conference on the quality of early childhood education and the professionalization of educators

The African Conference on the Quality of Early Childhood Education and Professionalization of Educators is organized by UNESCO, ILO and the Moroccan Ministry of Education, in partnership with the German Cooperation (BMZ/GIZ), the Moroccan Foundation for the Promotion of Pre-school Education, the International Task Force on Teachers for Education 2030 (TTF), the Regional Center of Quality and Excellence in Education (RCQE) and the Monegasque Cooperation for Development.

The Conference is a contribution to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target 4.2 on early childhood care and education as well as SDG target 4.c on teachers. As the key lever of quality education, the conference will give special attention to the development and management of ECE personnel.

It aims to provide a platform for reaffirming the importance of investing in equitable quality ECE, including teacher development, and for exchanging achievements, challenges and good practices regarding equity and quality of ECE and the professionalization of ECE teachers. Eighteen African countries are invited to participate in the conference.


Type of Event Category 8-Symposium
Start 04.12.2019 09:00 local time
End 05.12.2019 17:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Kaga, Yoshie
Organizer UNESCO, the International Labour Organization (ILO), the Moroccan Ministry of Education
Country Morocco
City Casablanca
Venue Hyatt Regency Hotel
Street Place des Nations Unies
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Arabic
Estimated number of participants 150
Official Website
Link 1 UNESCO and Early Childhood Care and Education
Link 2 UNESCO and teachers
Link 3 International Teacher Task Force
Link 4