Apr 01

Workshop: Investing in Children 25-26 May 2017 in Madrid, will be streamed

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

http://bit.ly/FuncasChannel

May 25th

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

May 26th

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

The full final program can be found here or go to:

http://igop.uab.cat/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Programme-at-9-May-2017.pdf

The workshop is co-organised by ESPAnet Spain –  Red Española de Política Social (REPS) and Institut de Govern I Polítiques Públiques (IGOP/UAB) and funded by FUNCAS.

Workshop coordinator is Margarita Leon (UAB).

 Speakers, Chairs and discussants:  Giuliano Bonoli, University of Lausanne  Bea Cantillon, University of Antwerp  Héctor Cebolla, UNED, Madrid  Rossella Ciccia, Queen’s University Belfast  Mary Daly, University of Oxford  Daniel Gabaldón, UV  Anton Hemerijck, European University Institute  Jana Javornik, University of East London  Margarita León, UAB  Pau Marí-Klose, UNIZAR    Christian Morabito, Save the Children and UNESCO International Bureau of Education  Emmanuele Pavolini, Maccerata University  Elin Peterson, Stockholm University  Lucinda Platt, LSE  Costanzo Ranci, Politecnico Milano  Stefania Sabatinelli, Politecnico Milano  Pieter Vanhuysse, University of Southern Denmark  Wim Van Lancker, Universiteit Antwerpen  Mara Yerkes, Utrecht University  Erik Neimanns, University of Konstanz