What is Early Education and Care?

“Early educators” are those who care for young children from birth to age 8, and provide important early learning experiences for them. As more and more research shows the importance of the early years for building the foundations for lifelong learning and success, more attention is being paid to the special knowledge and qualifications needed for early educators to understand and provide the necessary quality relationships and learning experiences that support positive growth and development.

Professional Qualifications

The requirements for professional qualifications in the field of early education and care are increasing.