Early child development sets the foundation for lifelong learning, behaviour and health.
Partnerships with families and communities strengthen the ability of early childhood settings to meet the needs of young children.
Respect for diversity, equity and inclusion are prerequisites for honoring
children’s rights, optimal development and learning.
A planned curriculum supports early learning.
Play is a means to early learning that capitalizes on children’s natural curiosity and exuberance.
Knowledgeable, responsive early childhood professionals are essential.