Missing: Stefan Faas, Mathias Urban, and Anita Berge Members of the University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd Prof. Dr. Dagmar Kasüschke Prof. Dr. Dagmar Kasüschke Dr. Dagmar Kasüschke is Professor for Early Childhood Education at the University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd. Her research topics are: gender and cultural studies in ECE, education in kindergarten and day care centers, and ECE from a historical-systematical perspective. Prof. Dr. Stefan Faas Prof. Dr. Stefan Faas Dr. Stefan Faas is Professor of Social Pedagogy with a focus on quality in early childhood education and care, professionalization, evaluation and transformation. He is co-founder of the international research network 'Cultures of Early Childhood Education and Care (CECEC)' and director of the 'Center for Quality Research and Monitoring in Child and Youth Care (ZQM)' at the University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd. Furthermore, he is scientific director of the pädquis Foundation Berlin. Dr. Karin Kämpfe Dr. Karin Kämpfe Dr. Karin Kämpfe is a Junior Professor for Empirical Childhood and Youth Research with a focus on globalization and intersectionality at the University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd; her work and research interests are: research on childhood, migration and inequality, language support and pedagogical professionalization in the migration society. Steffen Geiger Steffen Geiger Steffen Geiger is a research associate in the department Social Pedagogy and Early Childhood Education at University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd, Germany, and he has been working in several research projects since 2016. The focus of his research is on inclusion, participation and diversity, comparative and international education, and recognition of qualifications. Members of Dublin City University Prof. Dr. Mathias Urban Prof. Dr. Mathias Urban Prof. Dr. Mathias Urban is ECRC Director and Desmond Chair of Early Childhood Education. Mathias works on questions of diversity and equality, social justice, evaluation and professionalism in working with young children, families and communities in diverse socio-cultural contexts. Carolina Semmoloni Carolina Semmoloni Carolina Semmoloni is a ECRC Research Assistant (Dublin City University) and PhD student (University of San Andrés). Carolina works on questions of Early Childhood Education and Care policies and systems, with a particular focus on Latina America. Members of the University of Stavanger Dr. Anita Berge Dr. Anita Berge Anita Berge, PhD, is Head of department, Department of Early Childhood Education at the University of Stavanger (UiS), Norway. She has lectured in early childhood education and has been leader of The Master Program in ECEC Science at UiS. Her research relates to learning cultures in ECEC institutions, curriculum theory and policy analysis, critical discourse analysis (CDA) and values education. Berge participated in the project Politics of belonging: Promoting children’s inclusion in educational settings across borders. The project focused on diversity, inclusion and belonging in ECEC institutions. Berge explored belonging and children’s inclusion in educational settings and took part in policy analysis across five participating countries. Dr. Gunnar Magnus Eidsvåg Dr. Gunnar Magnus Eidsvåg Dr. Gunnar Magnus Eidsvåg is Associate Professor at the department of Early Childhood Education at the University of Stavanger. He teaches topics in religion, life-stance philosophy, and ethics as well as social sustainability and value-pedagogics. Eidsvåg’s research interests are ethics, multireligious education and belonging. He has been part of research projects and groups such as Politics of Belonging: Promoting children’s inclusion in educational settings across borders, Professional Ethics in ECEC, and Classical Religious Texts in Global Contexts. Dr. Yngve Rosell Dr. Yngve Rosell Dr. Yngve Rosell is an associated professor in the department Early Childhood Education at the University of Stavanger. Rosell teaches the subjects Pedagogical work with children under three (specialist subject, bachelor) and Transitions in Early Childhood (master). Rosell has worked in different research projects, such as: Politics of Belonging: Promoting children’s inclusion in educational settings across borders, Toddlers Wellbeing and Values in ECEC. The focus of Rosell’s research is on peer-relationships, inclusion/exclusion, belonging, transitions and values. Dr. Sara Esmaeeli Dr. Sara Esmaeeli Dr. Sara Esmaeeli is Associate Professor at Department of Early Childhood Education, University of Stavanger, Norway. She is program responsible for “comparative Educational Studies” for exchange students. Her teaching subjects are “Inclusive Education in Early Childhood Education and Care” at bachelor level; Research in Early Childhood Education and Care, and Intercultural Play and belonging in a multicultural Early Childhood Education and Care at master level. Her research interests are intercultural play and belonging; inclusive education; specific learning disorders; reading development in First- and Second-language learners.