Achieving Quality Early Childhood Care and Education for All Through Education Diplomacy

Achieving Quality Early Childhood Care and Education for All Through Education Diplomacy

From an education diplomacy perspective, quality ECCE involves understanding and building upon the local context and connecting local initiatives to national, regional, and international networks. It also includes influencing policy at all levels and supporting the use of domestic and international resources toward culturally relevant and inclusive ECCE programming that reaches marginalized communities and groups.

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Cross-sectoral Partnerships for Leveraging Change for Early Childhood Services in Nicaragua

Through cross-sectoral partnerships, Dr. Young and the AACC helped community-based organizations and committees gain a space at the negotiating and decision-making table as Nicaragua’s government moved toward a more centralized provision of pre-natal and early childhood services. To do this, AACC facilitated skills workshops on negotiation, strategic planning, organizational development, social mapping, data collection, and proposal writing,  to help communities work effectively with local and national ministries. With these skills, they were able to enhance their Education Diplomacy engagement.  

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