Early Childhood Education

Published: Thursday, 10 April 2014



The Early Childhood Education (ECE) has always functioned under the Primary Education division however after the ECE policy was approved; it has now become a new division within the Ministry of Education. The Early Childhood Education Division is responsible: 

  • To provide equitable access and quality education for young children aged 3-5 years in the Solomon Islands.
  • To encourage children to enter the education system early so that it helps they are ready to enter Primary Education.
  • To encourage both children and parents see the importance of Early Childhood Education and its role in preparation for the basic education period.
  • To offer opportunity that helps children acquire the necessary skills, knowledge, values and attitudes for meaningful participation in the Solomon Islands society.
  • To increase of participation of stakeholders in the education of young children.