13th annual Municipal Finance Conference


13th annual Municipal Finance Conference



9:00 am EDT - 10:30 am EDT

Past Event

From simulation to scale: Tools for effective costing of early learning and ECD programs

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

9:00 am - 10:30 am EDT

Online only

This webinar provided an overview of the latest tools and resources to support evidence-based planning and advocacy for increased investments in early childhood education (ECE) services, as well as strengthen planning, costing, and financing of this important sub-sector at national and subnational levels. It was co-hosted by Brookings, the World Bank, International Labour Organization, SIEF, UNICEF, and ECDAN. The tools/resources are: i) ECE Accelerator Simulation and Costing Model (UNICEF); ii) ILO Care policy Investment Simulator (ILO); and iii) Childhood Cost Calculator (Brookings).

Each tool was presented, and a deep-dive exploration of how and when the tool can be used was shared.