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ECDAN leverages the power of the media and storytelling to raise awareness, engage audiences, and show our collective action in advancing ECD.

We use use multi-channel communication to elevate current and emergent issues, make the case for investment in the early years, and highlight partners’ stories of impact.

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Stories, best practices, and calls to action from partners across the globe

 Press releases, statements, op-eds, and articles in the press   

Latest resources, events, news, and more are compiled and shared quarterly

Latest Stories from the Network

Global Leaders Call for Increased Investment for Early Childhood Education

Keynote speaker Gordon Brown, United Nations Special Envoy for Education and former Prime Minister of […]

Seeds Planted, Flowers Blooming: The Growing Movement on Behalf of Young Children and Families—A book review and commentary by Joan Lombardi, Ph.D.

Dr. Joan Lombardi reflect on the progress made over the past 30 years to recognize the importance of the early years and coordinate stakeholders to take action accordingly.

ECDAN Launches New Strategy at Eastern Africa Regional Early Childhood Conference

More than 150 individuals from ECDAN's partner organizations participated a event to launch its 2024-2028 strategy that took place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on March 13.

Home-Based Childcare Providers Play Key Role in Gender Equality Quest

This op-ed calls upon the public and policymakers see childcare is a public good or human right with corresponding obligations on the government as a duty bearer.

ECDAN Launches 2024-2028 Strategy

ECDAN's Executive Leadership Council approved its new five-year strategy in January 2024. The strategy is now available to guide ECDAN partners in driving collective action to advance outcomes for young children and their caregivers.

Exploring Diverse Parenting Practices: Q and A with the Fairstart Foundation

This blog describes Fairstart Foundation’s model of training parents and caregivers in a diverse range of languages on how to offer nurturing care to children, in honor of International Mother Language Day.

Katherine Shek

Senior Communications Officer

Caroline Mochoge

Communications Associate

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