Proposal for key principles of a Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care

Report of the Working Group on Early Childhood Education and Care under the auspices of the European Commission.

Learning and education do not begin with compulsory schooling – they start from birth. The early years from birth to compulsory school age are the most formative in children's lives and set the foundations for children’s lifelong development and patterns for their lives.

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