Europe and North America
Early Childhood Care Education Regional Report : Europe and North America (Draft) The report is based on data from recognized sources, such as UNESCO, the OECD and EU, UNDP, UNICEF, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum. Chapters 2 and 3 present the data and analyse the major features of early childhood in each sub-region. Chapter 4 is a reflection on democracy, diversity and inclusion, with emphasis on the two subgroups most excluded from services: children with disabilities and learning difficulties; and Roma children from a diverse Roma population of about ten million people, concentrated in Central and Eastern Europe, the Balkan countries and Spain.
Early Childhood Care and Education Country Report Russian Federation prepared by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation for the World Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education 27-29 September 2010, Moscow, Russian Federation.
The principles underlying the development of the Russian education system are: openness to the needs of society and the demands of time; involvement of society in an active dialogue and direct participation in the management of education and in education reforms; transition to modern methods of education; provision of access to quality education for all citizens of the Russian Federation.