The early years set the foundation for lifelong learning, behaviour, health and well-being.
Partnerships with families and communities help early childhood settings to best meet the needs of young children.
Respect for diversity, equity and inclusion is vital for optimal development and learning.
A planned program supports early learning.
Play is a means to learning that capitalizes on children's natural curiosity and exuberance.
Knowledgeable and responsive early childhood educators and other early learning practitioners are essential to early childhood settings.