VII International Conference "Early Childhood Care and Education" (ECCE 2018) will take place in Moscow, Russia, on 16th-20th May 2018. ECCE is one of the largest international conferences devoted to modern childhood issues attended by academics, students, practitioners, and policymakers.

The organizers of the ECCE 2018 are Lomonosov Moscow State University and Moscow Academy of Preschool Education (MAPE).


  • Professional development of teachers
  • Cognitive development of children
  • Development-friendly object-space environment
  • Role of play in early childhood
  • Quality of early childhood education
  • ICT in early childhood education
  • Physical activity and health in early childhood
  • Mathematics in preschool
  • Preschool education for children with special needs
  • Child-adult communication
  • Sociology of early childhood
  • Gifted children
  • Mass media and early childhood development
  • Ecological education for sustainable development of children
  • Ethical issues in education
  • Artistic and aesthetic development in early childhood
  • Executive functioning in early years
  • Social partnership in preschool education


Pre-conference seminars for participants will be held on 16 May 2018.

Childcare Tours

On May 16, 2018, participants can visit one of the leading kindergartens in Moscow.


The VII International Conference "Early Childhood Care and Education" (ECCE 2018) will be held at Shuvalovsky Building of Lomonosov Moscow State University, which is located at Moscow, Lomonosovsky Prospekt, 27, building 4.

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With support of

  • Russian Academy of Education

  • Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

  • Commission of the Russian Federation for UNESCO

  • Russian Psychological Society (EFPA and IUPSyS member)

  • World Bank Group