• Child Health Task Force
    A network of global and country-based organizations and individuals working to design and implement child health programmes that take a life-course approach. Become a member and join up to nine working groups including: Child health in emergency and humanitarian settings, Nutrition and child health, and Quality of Care.
  • Early Childhood Development Action Network (ECDAN)
    This covers the broad spectrum of early childhood development, up to the age of eight. It brings together a wealth of resources across health, education, child protection and more. It also offers an online community of practice through its platform ECD Connect.
  • Early Childhood Development Taskforce (ECDtf)
    Shares information and resources to support young children with developmental delays or disabilities.
  • Global Initiative to Support Parents
    This initiative seeks to support the scaling of existing initiatives and catalyse investment and innovation for the greater support for parents and caregivers of children and adolescents.
  • Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (Quality of Care Network)
    A broad partnership of committed governments, implementation partners and funding agencies working to ensure that every pregnant woman, newborn and the child receives good quality care with equity and dignity.

  • Africa Early Childhood Network (AfECN)
    This is a platform that champions excellence and collaboration in protecting children’s rights. It is intended to influence policy and practice, strengthen partnerships, and share experiences and knowledge of ECD in Africa.
  • Arab Network for Early Childhood Development (ANECD)
    The network raises awareness and builds commitment for early childhood development in Arab countries. Faced with humanitarian challenges, the Network makes resources available to meet people’s needs, whether in stable or unstable settings.
  • Asia Pacific Regional Network for Early Childhood
    This is a platform for ECD professionals from diverse sectors and professions. These include practitioners, experts, government institutions and NGOs, as well as regional and global agencies and networks in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Health Systems for ECD
    This platform seeks to provide evidence-based guidance and resources for health care workers and foster a learning community among relevant actors in Europe and Central Asia.
  • International Step by Step Association (ISSA)
    ISSA aims to unite and support professionals and partners, helping them to deliver high-quality early years services equitably in Europe and Central Asia. It challenges existing knowledge and practice, co-constructing new approaches and models.

  • Bernard van Leer Foundation
    With resources, country stories and tools, this site covers a wide range of issues related to early childhood development, including Urban95, an initiative to make cities child-friendly. It also hosts the annual publication Early childhood matters.
  • Center on the Developing Child
    Part of Harvard University, this site has scientific updates, courses and learning opportunities, as well as innovations, applications and resources. You can also subscribe to its mailing list.
  • Early Childhood Workforce Initiative (ECWI)
    Generates publications and curates relevant resources and experiences to inform process that can support the development of a quality workforce at scale.
  • Parenting for Lifelong Health
    Provides open-source and evidence-based parenting resources in multiple digital formats including social media, radio, PSAs, videos, among others. The resources support parents and caregivers to build positive parent-child relationships and reduce violence against children.
  • Raising Children Australia
    This is a parenting website, with practical tips and resources for parents and other caregivers on a wide range of issues.
  • The CPC Learning Network
    CPC promotes innovative research and nurtures learning communities, to help the next generation of researchers and advocates for children and families.
  • The Human Safety Net
    This site shows how the private sector can engage with ECD. It has examples of how people are working in partnership in 25 countries.
  • Zero to Three
    This site has resources on early childhood development, early learning, parenting, policy and advocacy.