This chapter discusses the challenge of implementing quality in ECD policies, the kinds of institutions and governance that are needed and how policies can be sustained even as political administrations may change. At a national scale, positive results seen at a small-scale may disappear; national implementation requires building the capacity of the national workforce. This chapter looks at two examples from the ‘De Cero a Siempre’ ECD program from Colombia of home-based care provider training and of how to improve pedagogy within pre-primary education centers. There is also a program called Aeiotü which is a pre-primary education program that tackles the problem of quality between teachers and young children in pre-primary education through art, sculpture, and music. There are two kinds of governance structures in ECD-horizontal and vertical- as well as coordination on the national to the local level. One of the biggest challenges that ECD policies face is the turnover of administrations and changes in the political climate; solutions include building ECD policy into permanent law, building buy-in at every level from local to national.
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