Accelerating Access to Pre-Primary Education: Towards Competent Early Childhood Education Systems (CIES 2018 presentation)

This presentation was presented as part of the panel, The Equity Initiative: Traveling the Road of Expanding Access to Quality Pre-Primary Education Opportunities: Towards a Competent and Efficient Sub-sectorat CIES 2018.

The session will discuss the findings of the cross-country analysis, and provide insights on possible areas for continued and/or enhanced engagement with national, subnational and local governance levels and development partners with the aim of overcoming challenges and capitalizing on policy and operational opportunities of decentralized systems for ECE. Implications for approaches to enhancing quality particularly in contexts of decentralized governance for early childhood education will also be explored.