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Data Management Project in Early Childhood Care and Education

In Seychelles, like in many other small developing states, data may be readily available in various modes and from different sources.  However, there is a need to improve data quality,...

National Action Plan Early Childhood Care and Education 2017-2018: Validation Retreat

The Institute of Early Childhood Development brought together Technical Team Members and Project Officers from the Four ECCE Sectors to review and fine tune the proposed projects for the National...

Fourth ECCE Forum: Dissemination Workshop of the Findings of the Denver Development Screening Test (DDST) Research Study

In its Fourth ECCE Forum, the IECD brought together child development professionals, nurses, parents, and other stakeholders to share the results of the study, discuss policy-related issues, recommendations of the...

The Brain, Learning and the Early Years

Following the success of the First International Biennial Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education which was held in the Seychelles from the 16th to the 18th of February 2017,...

From Fragile to Resilient Systems: What does it take?

Following the success of the First International Biennial Conference on Early Childhood Care and Education which was held in the Seychelles from the 16th to the 18th of February 2017,...

Multi-Sectoral Working Session on Joint Pre-Registration Visit and Assessment of Childminding Establishments

The Institute of Early Childhood Development (IECD) organized a half-day working session on pre-registration and assessment visits to be conducted at Childminding Establishments as part of the registration process for...

First Childminder registered with the Institute of Early Childhood Development (IECD)

Mrs. Emilie Lesperance is officially the first Home-Based Childminder to be registered with the (IECD), something she is very proud of. The mother of three boys has been caring for...

‘Mon Kontan Ou’ an exhibition by Early Childhood Artists

  It was at the Carrefour des Arts that a crowd of arts enthusiasts, proud parents, supportive teachers, and young artists gathered for an arts exhibition, under the theme “Mon...

First International Biennial Conference on ECCE

The Conference will be jointly organized by IECD, and High Level ECCE Policy Committee with technical assistance from UNESCO-International Bureau of Education (IBE). This forum is expected to gather around...

Basic Paediatric First Aid Training for Childminders

Minor, or even major incidents are not unusual in any child care setting. Even with supervision, children frequently sustain scrapes, bruises, cuts, bites and falls in the normal course of...

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