Close this search box.

Physical Contact, Cuddles and Touch

The OECE’s position on physical contact is that no-touch policies and practices have no place in ECE.  We assert ‘relationship based’ practices where children benefit from positive, loving interactions supported by nurturing touch, and it is essential that adults are responsive to children’s emotional needs. We advocate for physical contact between teachers and children when and as appropriate to support children’s mental and physical health, safety, and learning needs.   Read more About Us.

Search Entire Website
Teacher Physical Contact with Children

The Office of ECE Login

Take Action!

Help spread this vital ECE information, join our free social and email groups and become a member of OECE.

pay parity funding policy

1. Share This Information

2. Follow Our Social Pages

3. Get Regular Updates

Sign up to our free newsletters.

4. Become a Member

Public Area Categories