Co-constructing professional learning: Pathways towards quality, equity and respect for diversity in ECEC | Opatija, Croatia

15/10/2012 to 17/10/2012

The conference, co-organized by ISSA, DECET and Open Academy Step by Step Croatia, explored in an interactive manner innovative ways of professional learning that can empower ECEC workers in their search for quality, equity, and respect for diversity. The participants looked at examples of interesting practices that illustrate innovative approaches to professional learning that empowers ECEC practitioners working with children in increasingly challenging, diverse, and uncertain contexts. During the event, 350 practitioners from 47 countries in early years services and primary schools, policymakers and researchers explored questions related to the professionalization of early care and education personnel, through dialogue and a joint professional learning process.