VIII International Conference "Early Childhood Care and Education" (ECCE 2019) took place in Moscow, Russia, on 29 May - 1 June 2019. 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 2019 are the International Academy of Preschool Education Moscow (IAPE), MGIMO University and Preschool Education Quality Development Association.


  • 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
  • Smart kindergarten for smart city
  • Children in multicultural environment
  • Mathematics in preschool
  • Preschool education for children with special needs
  • Child-adult communication
  • The global future of early education in the era of digitalization
  • Sociology of early childhood
  • Gifted children
  • Kindergarten and Family
  • Mass media and early childhood development
  • Toddler care and education
  • Ecological education for sustainable development of children
  • Public-private partnership Development in preschool education
  • Artistic and aesthetic development in early childhood
  • Executive functioning in early years
  • Social partnership in preschool education
  • Investments in early childhood education
  • Role of books in the development of a modern child


MGIMO University is a leading institution of higher education in the field of international relations in Russia. MGIMO participates in supporting UN initiatives and often becomes a platform for major events aimed at achieving sustainable development goals (e.g. Moscow International Model United Nations, Global University Summit, etc.).

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With support of

  • World Bank Group

  • Lomonosov Moscow State University Faculty of Psychology