The Early Advantage: Early Childhood Teachers as Professionals

by Jennifer Craw


Some of the best early childhood education systems in the world have clear pathways for career development for early childhood educators. In Singapore, there is a national career ladder for all early childhood educators with three tracks that educators can progress across and among. Each of these tracks includes professional development opportunities at every stage of educators’ careers to prepare early childhood teachers for more responsibilities and opportunities. Read more about how high-performing education systems are adapting to serve their youngest learners in the Early Advantage study from NCEE.