Starting Strong III: A Quality Toolbox for Early Childhood Education and Care
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has released a publication, Starting Strong III: A Quality Toolbox for Early Childhood Education and Care) (2012). The Quality Toolbox looks at what defines quality and describes five policy levers that can enhance quality in early childhood education and care. The online version includes a web page with examples of approaches used by governments in other countries to improve ECE within their country, as well as links to websites, reports, frameworks, guides, training videos, and brochures that have been categorized by the five levers of the toolbox. The OECD, a collaborative organization with 34 member nations, aims to provide a forum for governments to share experiences and seek solutions to common problems.