Major Themes

During the conference, one plenary session will be devoted to each of the following themes. Additional discussion around these themes will be reflected in the special events and national and regional experiences that are also scheduled throughout the Conference programme.

Main Conference themes are:

  • ECCE as development imperative
  • Global state of the art in ECCE
  • Policy, finance, legal and institutional frameworks for scaling up ECCE
  • Quality and responsiveness of ECCE
  • Exclusion and marginalisation in ECCE
  • Monitoring and evaluation of ECCE at national and international levels  
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