Early Learning Curriculum, Frameworks & Guidelines


early learning curriculum
How curriculum links look inside Educa

Educa has a library of preloaded early learning curriculum goals, government and state early learning guidelines, frameworks and quality standards that can link to child activities.

We are adding to this list all the time, as per customer requests,  including their own curriculum. Click on the links to learn more.


The Early Years Learning Framework

My Time Our Place

National Quality Standard ACECQA

Preschool curriculum goals by state


United States

As of 2016, every state in the US has issued at least one set of early learning curriculum or guidelines. Educa has the curriculum goals below already loaded into its library. Any other state or specialty frameworks can be added by request.


California Learning & Development Foundations


Idaho Early Learning eGuidelines


Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards (IELDS) and Early Learning Guidelines for Children Birth to Age


Minnesota Early Childhood Indicators of Progress

New Jersey

New Jersey Preschool Teaching and Learning Standards and Birth to Three Early Learning Standards

New York

New York State Early Learning Guidelines

North Carolina

North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development


Virginia’s Foundation Blocks for Early Learning: Comprehensive Standards for Four Year Olds


Washington State Early Learning and Development Guidelines (by age group)



Play, Participation and Possibilities: An Early Learning and Child Care Curriculum for Alberta


Ontario ELECT Framework

New Zealand

Te Whāriki, The New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum

Montessori Material Aims

New Zealand Primary School Curriculum, by year level


United Kingdom

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)