Happy Young Learners: Psychosocial well-being of Young Children in Ethiopia: Research study

Happy young learners: Psychosocial well-being of young children in Ethiopia report presents the findings and recommendations of a research and practice project about the psychosocial well-being of five year-old children. It took place between 2016 and 2018 in two regions in Ethiopia: Amhara and Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR). It consisted of: 1) a research study, 2) a programme to improve the quality of four preschools in the study areas, and 3) the making of a short documentary film called ‘Happy young learners in Ethiopia’.

ECD-QUAT: Quality Assessment Tool for Early childhood Development Services for Young Children

Ensuring quality in early years services is essential for young children's well-being and healthy development. The Early Childhood Development Quality Assessment Tool or ECD QUAT developed by ICDI is a free and accessible tool for practitioners, parents and communities to jointly measure and improve the quality of services where young children spend their time. The six dimensions of the ECD QUAT: child friendliness; connectedness; safety, health and protection; staffing; sustainability and agency are based on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.