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European Education Area

Quality education and training for all

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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What is the EU doing on early childhood education and care?

Working Groups

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

Early childhood education and care resources

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European School Education Platform

The platform is the meeting point for all stakeholders in the school education sector – school staff, researchers, policymakers – to find news, interviews, publications, practice examples, courses and partners for their Erasmus+ projects. It is also the home of eTwinning, a space for teachers and school staff to collaborate and develop projects.

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EU funding opportunities

  • Erasmus+ is the EU’s funding programme supporting education, training, youth and sport.

Employment and volunteering

See practical information and opportunities concerning employment, including volunteering and traineeships.