Children are being heard for municipal plans for early childhood in Sao Jose

The particulars of the municipal plan for early childhood will rely on the cooperation of 1,824 kindergarten kids. (Photo: Claudio Vieira/PMSJC)

Alice Rodrigues Rodolfo and Davi Lucas Machado Cardoso are solely 6 years previous, however they already know they need to make São José dos Campos a safer, extra lovely, higher and more healthy metropolis for kids and adults.

He asks for extra timber and extra colourful parks, whereas he desires of extra playground gear. In basic, everybody needs to enhance the usual of residing.

The two kids are college students of Cecoi (Community Center for Children Coexistence) Nossa Senhora Auxiliadora positioned in Jardim Limóiro in the western area.

Together with their classmates, this Wednesday (sixteenth) they heard from academics about their issues and what they need to enhance or implement in São José in the following 10 years.



Until subsequent Friday (18), the voices of 1,824 kids aged 3 to six from eight Cecois, Cedins (Childhood Education Center) and Emeis (Municipal Schools of Early Childhood Education) from all areas of town and PMPI (Municipal Plan for Early Childhood) Democratic means of preparation, the place totally different sectors of the society shall be consulted.

Questions embrace questions resembling what is an efficient metropolis for kids; If you have been the mayor, what would you do to enhance town? And what you want and do not like about São José dos Campos.

Regarding kids aged 0 to three years, dad and mom and guardians are consulted via a written type. A complete of 738 adults have already answered the questionnaire.

The deadline for kids’s carers to take part is subsequent Tuesday (22). You also can take part via the hyperlink.


Before the listening to, this Wednesday the scholars of Cecoi Nossa Senhora Auxiliadora participated in a stroll in the streets across the college unit.

During the exercise, their contribution to the enhancements carried out is famous. Back in the classroom, it was interview time to arrange the Municipal Plan for Early Childhood.

The recommendations was drawings, which shall be unfold throughout Cecoi’s mural. Similar actions are being carried out in seven different items representing town in this course of.

“I would like a greater metropolis for all kids. And it has extra toys”, stated Alice.

“I like Sao Jose, the place there are many parks. But I want there have been extra toys for children in the park. I would like it to have a Ferris wheel”, stated Davey.

metropolis for all

Lucia Salviato, Coordinator of the Municipal Plan for Early Childhood, highlighted the significance of listening to kids and their caregivers.

Several municipal secretariats will take part in the elaboration and implementation of the doc.

“The participation of various actors in public coverage making, resembling relations, carers, professionals and kids themselves, contributes to extra sturdy decision-making”.

The opinion was shared by Adriana Cunha y Silva, advisor of early childhood training in Sao Jose.

“Through this listening, we worth kids’s views on town, together with municipal plans for early childhood points that are essential to them, resembling play areas, appreciation of nature, tradition and concern for their well-being. Everyone,” Adriana stated.

“It is a motion of social participation to ensure a metropolis made for kids, the place their wants and pursuits are met, contributing to their wholesome and full growth. If it’s a good metropolis for kids, will probably be good for everybody”, he added.


Listening to kids and creating municipal plans for early childhood is the work of the Urban95 initiative, which São José joined final yr after signing a world partnership with the Netherlands’ Bernard Van Leeu Foundation.

The metropolis joins a choose listing of 24 Brazilian municipalities chosen to take part in this system with its dedication to giving kids begin in life.

The goal is to create areas and implement packages and providers targeted on early childhood.

Urban95 is a worldwide initiative that seeks to incorporate the views of youngsters, younger kids and caregivers in city planning, mobility methods and packages and providers offered in cities. Therefore, it considers the expertise of a three-year-old little one, who’s on common as much as 95 cm tall.

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