Early Childhood Development Added to the Global Development Agenda

EDUCATION WORLD. United States, October 30th, 2015.The United Nations have now included early childhood development (EDC) into its global development agenda, promising to recognize early, equitable and smart investment to promote both the education and health of the world’s youngest learners. Click here to read the whole story

A revolution in early childhood development

UNICEF Connect. United States, October 7th, 2015.But we now know that it takes more than education for a child’s brain to develop – a lot more. And what we are learning should ignite a revolution in how we think about and act on early childhood development. We already knew how critical the first years of … Ver más

Jamaica’s successful early childhood development programme to be presented at IDB

JAMAICA OBSERVER. United States, September 27, 2015. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says Jamaica’s successful early childhood development program will be presented here this week. The Washington-based financial institution said “Up and Learn,” an early childhood development program implemented over the past 20 years in Jamaica that has had a significant impact on education and … Ver más

Shakira & UNICEF call for early childhood

NUEVA YORK, 22 de septiembre de 2015. La Embajadora de Buena Voluntad de UNICEF Shakira instó hoy a los líderes mundiales a que aumenten el número de las inversiones en el desarrollo de la primera infancia, basándose en las nuevas teorías científicas que están impulsando una transformación revolucionaria en nuestra comprensión sobre los efectos duraderos … Ver más

Childhood Nutrition — Start to a Virtuous Circle

HUFFINGTON POST. September 7th, 2015. UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Shakira today urged global leaders to invest heavily in early childhood development in the wake of new science that is creating a revolutionary shift in our understanding of the lasting effects of deprivation and stress on the developing brains of young children. Click here to read the … Ver más

What Happens When a Crack House Becomes an Early Childhood Learning Center?

HUFF POST EDUCATION. United States, September 11th, 2015. Imagine an old, abandoned end unit row house that is tall, slender in build, and neglected in infrastructure. For many years it’s been a crack house, filled with needles — a revolving door of drugs and criminal activity. The back of this house overlooks a local schoolyard, … Ver más

First day of kindergarten: A key transition

CNN. United States, September 8th, 2015.The first day of school is always a little nerve-racking, but the first day of kindergarten is particularly fraught. The kids are little bundles of energy, still learning how to zip their backpacks and print their names Click here to read the whole story




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