Our Aims Goals

Main Aim of EDeNn

EDeNn supports organisations, trainers and practitioners to work collectively towards the inclusion of an equality and diversity approach as a core element in ECCE training and practice

We aim to achieve this by:

Actively promoting the inclusion of an equality and diversity approach in ECCE

Facilitating the sharing of information amongst organisations, trainers and policy makers

Building on and complementing existing initiatives and ‘best practice

Exploring possibilities to develop initiatives between research, training and practice

Developing responses to national policy

 

Goals of EDeNn

Empower children and adults by supporting their identity and sense of belonging

Learn from each other across cultural boundaries and promote comfort with difference

Foster critical reflection on issues of difference and bias

Actively work together to challenge individual and institutional forms of discrimination

 

The EDeNn network provides a national platform:

to consult on priority issues in ECCE

to listen and critically discuss equality and diversity issues

to develop and disseminate new resources

to hold seminars on relevant equality and diversity issues

to develop and inform policy interests

to work in collaboration with other networks nationally and internationally