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7th Meeting of the OECD Network on Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) - "Financing ECEC Services"

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Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development
Publication Date: 
22 Jun 2010

Event description:

The main purpose of the meeting was to discuss financing ECEC services, in particular:

- collecting data on costs and financing;
- reviewing outcomes of investment in early childhood education and care; and
- designing effective funding strategies to increase ECEC financing, improve efficiency and ensure equity and quality of child outcomes.

Countries were invited to share recent policy developments and emerging findings from their own experiences and national research. International organisations and researchers were also invited to provide information on their work in the area.