WEBINAR | The early childhood workforce in times of COVID-19. Are they adequately supported?

Date & Time: 
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 8:00am
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The early childhood workforce has been at the very core of this challenging situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic. There is a great deal of pressure, responsibility, and anxiety surrounding the early childhood workforce, at a time when young children and parents need them more than ever.  
Panelists and Moderators:


Sissel Havre (Norway) - Senior Advisor, Education and Research, Union of Education
Grace Matlhape (South Africa) - Chief Executive Officer, Smart Start 
Ely Harasawa (Brazil) - National Secretary for the Promotion of Human Development at the Ministry of Citizenship


Joan Lombardi  - Director, Early Opportunities
Mihaela Ionescu - Program Director, ISSA - the International Step by Step Association
In this webinar we will learn from the experience of Brazil, Norway, and South Africa as we explore the following questions: 
  • What measures have been taken to protect and support the early childhood workforce who operated from distance or worked in services that remained open during this crisis?  
  • What plans are in place for the re-opening of childcare and education services? To what extent do they provide protection and support to the workforce

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