Ana del Barrio Training & Consulting is, since 1996, an independent NGO in the Netherlands, committed to respect for diversity and social inclusion in Early Childhood Education and Care organizations and the Education field.

We focus on improving high quality ECEC institutions by supporting democratic values and practice of social inclusion, continuous professional development and structural conditions that promote a critically reflective practice.

Main activity areas:
- diversity and quality in childcare centers
- permanent learning in teams
- communication with families in a context of diversity
- democratic practice in childcare centers

Our NGO is active engaged in developing and providing training, coaching, setting up and carrying out action-research, development of innovative methods and publishing. We collaborate with national and international partners in symposia, with writings and research.

Target groups:
- practitioners and staff of ECEC institutions
- trainers, coaches, facilitators
- teachers and staff of schools
- students and teachers of initial training