Working Together

For Better Tomorrow


To protect the rights of children by pressing for full implementation of the UN on the Conventional Rights of the Child and Article 26(I -III) of the UN 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Nigeria.


  • To promote the education of young children and adolescents in accordance with the regulations made by various governmental departments and agencies.
  • To influence public policy in the broad field of early years care and education.
  • To promote a National strategy and programmes to support the development of children from birth.
  • To raise public awareness of the need and potential of all young children
  • To ensure appropriate education and training for all those who work with children through the establishment of the early years development institution
  • To promote and organize exchange programmes for young children during vacation and implement Local development plans directed at the educational and social life of young children by way of adding other meaningful activities.
  • To raise and receive funds by way of contributions, donations, affiliation fees, subscription fees, legacies, covenants, grants, and other lawful methods and accept and receive gifts of property of any description, whether subject to any special trust or not.
  • To promote and organize cooperation in the achievement of the Association’s objectives and to that end to act as a focal point in bringing together, through the Association, representatives of statutory authorities, voluntary and non-governmental organisations and cooperate bodies interested in the work of the Association.
  • To affiliate or become affiliated to any charitable or non-governmental organization, Local and International, with similar objectives as that of the Association, and to acquire and undertake all or any part of the engagements or any such body.
  • To promote, encourage, undertake and organize research and experimental work in Child Education and Development.
  • To organize training and developments workshops that include seminars, conferences, symposia, etc for teacher-educators, teachers, caregivers, headteachers, policymakers, school principals, parents, proprietor and proprietresses, members of the public, and government functionaries/ personnel on issues concerning the improvement. Growth and development of children’s education in the Nigerian society.
  • To procure to be written, print, issue, circulate bi-annual international conference gratuitously or otherwise, reports, periodicals, newsletter, pamphlets, leaflets, or other documents for publication according to the needs of the Association
  • To work for the enthronement of legal, and a social order where all forms of child abuse (harmful socio-cultural practices which include child labour, child marriage, child prostitution, child trafficking, child exploitation, and depreciation will be eliminated.
  • To ensure Girl-Child education in the Nigerian society.
  • To ensure equality and gender balance.
  • To provide free training and micro-credit to young adult and women in needs geared towards skill acquisition for self-reliance and sustenance.
  • To assist all children in any difficult circumstances thereby giving positive meaning to the life of such children.
  • To carry out all such other things that may be expedient for the educational and welfare of young children in Nigeria.
  • To network and collaborate with other Local and International organisations and persons that share similar views, to achieve these objectives.
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    Our Profile

    Association for Childhood Education Practitioners (Nigeria) (ACEP) is a non-governmental organization which focuses on child development, health, education and reduction of poverty among school children

    ACEP is registered with corporate Affairs Commission as CAC/IT/15131. Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and social development and Ministry of Education. In carry, out its activities. ACEP collaborates with Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), University and Colleges as Consultants in area of training and development of Early Childhood teachers.

    Our Vision

    Eradication of all inhabiting factors militating against the growth and development of Nigeria child

    Our Mission

    To utilize research findings as advocacy tools to protect conventional right of the child.
    To sensitize our society and policy makers on the state of childhood education and health in Nigeria with the view of assisting childhood development and eradication of poverty among children.

    Our Programmes

  • Observing all United Nation/World Dates relevant to children and teachers.
  • Child Right Protection
  • Early Childhood Research and Development
  • Out of school children initiative
  • Training and development of Teachers and Caregivers
  • Montessori Education and Creativity
  • Youth Mentoring and Empowerments
  • Etiquettes and Moral clubs
  • ACEP Library Drive Initiative
  • ACEP School Environmental Health Club
  • ACEP young Farmer Club
  • ACEP Cultural Society
  • Ready to be a Volunteer or Sponsor?

    We are open to welcome new volunteers and sponsors that are ready to join our course in promoting childhood education and and development.

    Contact us now and we will get back to you.