26 October 2022 | Children from disadvantaged families face significant development gaps by the age of five. However, education leaders and policy makers can take action to reduce or prevent these gaps, and provide a level playing field for all children.
Tag: early learning
The Irish example: Towards high quality, affordable early childhood education and care
15 December 2021 | An OECD review has informed Ireland’s new early learning childcare funding model and workforce plan – These are the key takeaways.
Should education leaders be listening to children?
19 November 2021 | What are the benefits of listening to children? We asked thousands of five-year-olds for their views on learning and school to find out
Can support for Indigenous children’s early development play a part in addressing legacies of colonialism?
New OECD analysis reveals the most promising approaches to achieving significant and sustained gains for Indigenous children.
Is curiosity a key to better early learning?
New OECD data reveal the link between social-emotional skills of five-year-olds and their early cognitive development
Gender norms are clearly evident at five years of age
We asked over 4 000 children what they wanted to be when they grow up – many of their dream jobs are in traditionally gendered fields