On November 10, 2021 and February 17, 2022, the Inter-American Dialogue, together with the Presidential Council for Children and Adolescents and with the support of the LEGO Foundation, organized two events to explore and reflect on the role of play in Colombia’s early childhood agenda.
The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Investment in Early Childhood – The Cases of Chile, Colombia and the Dominican Republic
This report, developed by Javier Curcio and Malena Aprile, aims to analyze the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the central early childhood policies that make up the defined basic benefit packages.
On March 18, the Dialogue hosted a webinar with UNICEF LAC, Atipay, and ECDAN where experts spoke about Peru’s experience developing and implementing a results-based budget for early childhood development.
A case study of Peru’s experience with Results-Based Budgeting provides insight for developing a sustainable Early Childhood Development policy.
Measuring the Impact of Covid-19 on Children under Six in Latin America – Mapping Surveys in Progress and Systematizing Lessons Learned
This report synthesizes the results of a study on the surveys implemented in the region to measure the impact of the pandemic on early childhood.
In collaboration with the InterAmerican Dialogue and Lego Foundation, the workshop on competencies for early care and education personnel was held on January 20 and January 21, 2021 at the Training Center of the Ministry of Childhood and Adolescence (MINNA) in Asuncion, Paraguay.
Evaluating the Impact of the Pandemic on Early Childhood Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
On December 9, the Regional Network for Measuring Early Childhood Development (REMDI), the Inter-American Dialogue, and the UNICEF Regional Office, convened a webinar to present and evaluate efforts across LAC countries to measure the impact of the pandemic on early childhood development.
Early Childhood Policies in Latin America: A Report on the Progress of the Implementation of the Regional Agenda
This document summarizes the main results of the ten country progress reports developed around the four agreements of the Bogota Declaration.
This Declaration presents the vision and recommendations agreed upon during the virtual meetings between May and July 2020 of the Quality Forum in Early Childhood Education.
On August 13, the Inter-American Dialogue’s Education Program, the Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN), UNICEF and United Way convened a virtual seminar on the role of the private sector in early childhood development in Latin America.
Webinar Series: Surveys and Measurement of Early Childhood Development – Colombia 2019 (ELCO) y Mexico (ENSANUT)
On June 28, the Regional Network for Measuring Child Development (REMDI) convened a virtual seminar to reflect on surveys that are used to measure early childhood development in the region.
Childhood development has been gaining traction in recent years and is increasingly present in the Brazilian public agenda, however improving the quality and measurement of services is still a priority. This report presents the current state of early childhood policies in Brazil.
Informe de relatoría sobre la calidad en la educación temprana en América Latina.
La importancia de los primeros años de vida sobre la formación del capital humano es ampliamente reconocida. ¿Cómo podemos asegurar una oferta de servicios de calidad?
Measuring early childhood development (ECD) at the national level is crucial for informing policy-making and for evaluating ECD programs in Latin America.