Formal and non-formal pre-school education.
In New Zealand the term early childhood education refers to the provision of education and care for young children and infants before they begin school.
Education programs designed for children before they enter elementary school.
Formal educational activities and/or experiences for children, from birth through the grade 3.
The program and curriculum for children in nursery school and kindergarten.
This profession provides education and care for children younger than 6 years of age.
Early childhood education (ECE) is a pedagogical approach covering the education of children from the period from birth to eight years of age.