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Early childhood education and care

Early childhood education and care refers to any regulated arrangement that provides education and care for children from birth to compulsory primary school age.

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Working Groups

Learn more about the work of European Education Area Strategic Framework Working Groups on early childhood education and care.

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School Education Gateway

Stay up-to-date with the online platform for education professionals, researchers and policymakers. Explore the School Education Gateway


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