International Journal of Early Childhood

Journal of OMEP: l'Organisation Mondiale pour l'Education Prescolaire

ISSN: 0020-7187 (Print) 1878-4658 (Online)


The International Journal of Early Childhood (IJEC) provides an important voice for research with young children and children’s early education and care, across various social and cultural contexts, with a focus on children aged from birth to 8 years.

While not limited to the following topics, IJEC has published articles related to:

-          Young children’s participation and agency in early childhood programs

-          Children’s early learning across various developmental domains, in family contexts and early childhood programs

-          Understanding how children’s learning is supported within and across cultural contexts

-          Social, economic and environmental sustainability and early childhood education

-          Policy analyses of national provisions and curricula for early childhood education

-          Professional learning of teachers, and other practitioners, working with young children

-          Inclusive early education for diverse populations of young children

IJEC is the research journal of OMEP (World Organization for Early Childhood Education). OMEP is an international, non-governmental and non-profit organization. OMEP aims to support the opportunities for all young children to access quality early childhood education and care programs. OMEP was established in 1948 and has active membership in over 70 countries. It has special consultative status with UN and UNICEF. While OMEP promotes the rights of children to early education, it also has a strong commitment to the current 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all UN Member States in 2015.



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