ICECD 2020

Call for Papers

International Conference on Early Childhood Development 2020 provides a leading forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Early Childhood Development. The conference will bring together leading researchers, Businessman and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world. Accordingly, Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

Conference Topics

  • A Life-course Perspective to ECD: The Nurturing Care Framework (good health, adequate nutrition, responsive caregiving, security & safety, opportunities for early learning)
  • The Right of Every Family and Child to ECD Services
  • Physical and Mental Health of Caregivers
  • Mother & Child Health
  • Sustainable and Cost Effective ECD Programme
  • Resource Mobilisation and Allocation for ECD
  • Quality Assurance and Assessment Practices in ECD
  • Accreditation of ECD Programmes
  • Training of ECD Professionals & Human Resources
  • Public-Private Partnerships for Promoting ECD
  • Child Rights & Protection
  • Role of Private Sector in ECD
  • Mass Awareness ECD Programmes
  • Advocacy for Promoting Holistic ECD
  • Nourishing Hearts: Responsive Care and Parenting
  • Parental Education for ECD
  • First 1000days of life
  • Role of Fathers in ECD
  • Community-based Models and Practices in ECD
  • Home-based ECD Programmes
  • School-readiness Programmes
  • The Role of Play in ECD
  • The Role of Language and Communication Skills Development
  • The Role of Positive Emotions in ECD
  • Inclusive ECD Practices
  • Use of Technology in the early years and its effects (positive & negative)
  • Learning styles and multiple intelligence

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the Open Science Index, Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zendo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCat, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases.

Journal Publications

ICECD 2020 has signed up with various Journals. A number of selected high-impact full-text papers will also be considered for journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Journal Issue. The Conference Chair will recommend the Journal for the full inclusion post-conference. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly.