In particular the project has two specific objectives:
These goals can be more strongly pursued in the context of building reciprocal relationships among different ECEC services and models.
The project will facilitate knowledge exchanges among teachers, managers, coordinators and the larger community, in order to enhance intellectual, cultural, and social influence to improve young children’s developmental outcomes.
A European comparison will enrich our understanding of the role that higher level institutional governance play in promoting healthy child development: each country can differ substantially in their institutional histories in the ways in which they provide support to families and children. For these reasons the “school to school” exchange is an opportunity to share different pedagogic and governance models, deepening the knowledge about each other’s practices and learning from them, and identify practices to be transferred or tested in the home context according to each partner characteristics.