Ei-iE

Early Childhood Education

published 2 February 2015 updated 2 February 2015

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Cooperating organizations
BUPL
Countries
Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Zambia, Nigeria
Start date
2 February 2015
End date
26 April 2021
Topics
Early Childhood Education;Human and Trade Union Rights;Organizing, recruiting;Research and Policy Development;Social dialogue;Status of Teachers;
Description

1. Unionisation of ECE personnel; 2. Enhancement of professional capacities of ECE personnel; and 3. Development of union policies on ECE and decent work for personel.

Goals

1. Raising the status of ECE teachers; and 2. advocating for provision of quality public ECE

Activities

Workshops

Results

(i) ECE teachers in Kenya are now employed by the Teacher Council instead of the local County Governments as done recently; (ii) Professional capacity of teachers in Learning through play improved in 4 countries; (iii) Right of ECE teachers in Kenya to be members of KNUT achieved; (iv) Dialogue between teacher union and Central and local governments over ECE opened.