Aims and scope

This journal disseminates research and analysis regarding major issues of child care, education policy, and parenting relating to young children and their families to a broad international readership, including policymakers, researchers, and practitioners. As a peer reviewed journal, it invites submission of articles concerning policy reforms, empirical research on early childhood care and education (ECEC), policy analyses and comparisons, and more.

This journal is a publication by SEAMEO CECCEP since December 2020.

The publication costs for XXXX  are covered by SEAMEO CECCEP, so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge.

It publishes original and review papers, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, and government reports, including but not limited to the following fields:

  • Assessment and evaluation of ECCE policy and programs
  • ECCE curriculum and pedagogy
  • Workforce qualifications and development of ECCE staff
  • Financing ECCE services
  • Regulations and standards of ECCE
  • Family and community engagement
  • Quality issues in ECCE
  • Integration of education and care in ECCE
  • Policy on diversity and social inclusion in ECCE
  • International comparisons of ECCE policy