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“Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable.” – Mister Rogers Positive, empathetic pedagogical conversations have the potential to improve the mental health of young children (Edelkott, et. al., 2016). When children communicate with an adult who reacts in 
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Since the beginning of the pandemic, COVID-19 has been a daily focus for news and conversation. Across the globe accounts of COVID have been both overwhelming and emotional. Children have been exposed to news reports escalating feelings of anxiety within families as well as the 
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On November 20, 32 years after the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was signed, the 2020/2021 assessment on the respect and progress of the rights of children turned very pessimistic. This situation had already started to worsen before the COVID crisis with 
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The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is 32 years old, so why do we still need to discuss children’s rights? This question is addressed in different ways around the world. One common answer is that the UNCRC (UN, 1989), although ratified 
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In everyday language, boys and girls are defined, from an outside observation, by a characteristic, a personality trait, a behaviour: “This boy is smart, that one is vivacious, this is a sweet and kind girl, that one is slow at understanding, this girl is troubled, 
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As the press for advancing young children’s well-being surges throughout the world, gnawing questions remain about how best to do this. In some countries, significant new funding investments are being made (OECD, 2020a); in others, new direct services including child care, family leave, home visiting, 
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To educate a small child, the whole tribe is needed (Maasai saying). If we speak about our times, no matter the topic, we cannot avoid the pandemic we have suffered and the many misfortunes that came with it. There were misfortunes, certainly, but there was 
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Lisbeth Gouin For the past year, the humanitarian crisis brought about by COVID-19 and its unprecedented consequences have shaken the whole world. The lockdown and the restrictions on many activities, including the shut down of schools and early childhood care centers, brought sanitary and psychological 
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Childhood education must consider children as social individuals with rights, instead of passive receptors of products and services. This view implies the recognition, resignification and participation of children to contribute with their multidimensional/integral development and to the construction of their identity as a person, and 
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The map of early childhood care and education is a dynamic place in constant transformation. A segment of this map is formed by the institutions of the pre-primary level within the structure of the formal education system; but it would not be complete if we 
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