Research: Measuring and Improving Quality in Early Childhood Environments

Published April 21, 2015

The International Consultation, convened in Leiden (the Netherlands) in September 2014, brought together early childhood experts and stakeholders – supported by ISSA, UNICEF, UNESCO and the Bernard van Leer Foundation, in partnership with the World Bank and the Brookings Institution – representing different regions of the world, who have experience in the measurement and improvement of quality of early years services. The meeting aimed to identify points of consensus in measuring quality and future directions for increasing the strength, innovation and cultural applicability of quality measurement. A report on the International Consultation can be downloaded here.