Equilibrium Association and For Our Children Foundation held a workshop on “Early Childhood Development Tracking Tools”. The event was held on October 17 from 9:30 to 13:30 at the Complex for Social Services for Children and Families..
The workshop was of great interest to representatives of social services in Ruse, as well as pedagogical specialists from the nurseries and kindergartens in the city and representatives of the health and social services directorates.
There has been a heated debate about adequate ways to track progress in achieving the goals, policies and professional qualifications of professionals working in the area of early childhood development The participants were presented with problems and proposals for solutions to the current areas of weakness especially as regards the overall policy and strategy for early childhood development in Bulgaria. Special attention was given to how parents could be involved and supported in better understanding the importance of early childhood now and in the future.
During the event, the article “Global Scale for Early Childhood Development” by the magazine “Early Childhood Matters”, published by the Bernard von Leer Foundation, was presented and discussed.