Investing in Children: Politics, Policies and Outcomes is an International Experts Workshop with plenary sessions, panels and discussions.
The event will be streamed.
You can follow the workshop on streaming: canal youtube de Funcas
09:00 h OPENING by Margarita León
09:15 h 1st PLENARY: CHILDREN’S AGENCY AND THE SOCIAL INVESTMENT AGENDA
11:00 h 1st PANEL: INEQUALITY AND INTERGENERATIONAL EQUITY: INVESTMENT IN THE EARLY YEARS
14:30 h 2nd PLENARY: INEQUALITIES AND PUBLIC INVESTMENTS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
16:30 h 2nd PANEL: DOES DIVERSITY MATTER? UNDERSTANDING CHILDCARE CONTEXTS, POLICY DESIGNS AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORKS
This half-day session is oriented towards empirically-lead discussions on childcare and interventions in the early years. Specific attention will be given to the Spanish context and its territorial complexity although within a comparative framework and broader academic debates.
9.30-11.30h DISCUSSION TOPICS: – Inequality, child poverty and issues of redistribution – Intersecting and intergenerational inequalities – Equal opportunities for vulnerable children
11.45-13.30h DISCUSSION TOPICS: – The politics of investing in children/public opinion. – Different forms of governance and impact on access and quality of childcare – Access to childcare (efficiency of targeted versus universal programmes – Quality of childcare and early years education