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Q&A | Hiro Yoshikawa | 2020 Jun. 4

This live Q&A session took place on June 4, 2020, and answered questions related to early childhood development, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and in light of the protests…

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Virtue Ethics: A Protestant Evangelical Perspective

This chapter is an interview between Dr. Owen Flanagan and Dr. Andrew T. Walker, Senior Fellow in Christian Ethics, discussing Protestant Evangelical virtue ethics. The challenges of sustainable…

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Innovation in ECD: Part I

There is a need for an R&D platform and an innovation dimension to the ECD field. There are disparities worldwide in the social determinants of health and development, and these disparities by…

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Innovation in ECD: Part II

An R&D platform with a science-driven innovation agenda would look different from conventional delivery of services; current interventions are evaluated in a particular way that does not align…

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Quality, Governance and Sustainability of ECD Policy

This chapter discusses the challenge of implementing quality in ECD policies, the kinds of institutions and governance that are needed and how policies can be sustained even as political…

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How is Childhood Development Policy Created?

This chapter discusses how ECD policy is created; it is difficult because ECD is cross-sectoral and relates to health, education, nutrition, social protection, etc. Child development is holistic, so…

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Conflict and Migration: Impacts on Childhood Development

The number of international migrants and refugees has grown tremendously between 1970 and 2015 and approximately 7% of international migrants are children between the ages of zero and nine. This…

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Financing ECD Policies

There is a massive shortfall of financing for Target 4.2 of the SDGs, which is about quality early childhood development care and education for all children and indicates one year of organized…

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Health Programs for Early Childhood Development

It is important for the health sector to strengthen interventions to promote ECD because there are common risk factors that are not only harmful for physical health and growth, but developmental…

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Social Protection Programs

Social protection policies protect the most vulnerable in society, and provide income or in-kind support to households, or increase access to other kinds of services like health, education, or…

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Early Care and Education Programs

Early care and education is an important sector for young children because it is where children spend the most time aside from their family worldwide, and it corresponds to the microsystem of…

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Uganda Case Study

This is a case study of a high-quality program in Uganda, a largely rural country of 36 million people in which 20 percent of people in the country are under 5 years old. The Madrasa Early Childhood…

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Introduction to Multi-sector Aspects of Early Childhood Development

This chapter discusses multi-sector platforms to promote ECD, including health, nutrition, education, social protection, and child protection. Children can experience multiple co-occuring risks in…

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Nutrition and Parenting Programs

This chapter discusses how to promote ECD through the combination of nutrition and parenting interventions. Malnutrition and over nutrition are major issues worldwide depending on the context of the…

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Socio-emotional Development from 3 to 8

This chapter is about socio-emotional development, about when the children develop the important skills for cooperation and contribution in terms of pro-social and moral development and…

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Language Development from 3 to 8

Language skills continue to develop rapidly between the age of three to eight, most noticeably in vocabulary, pragmatics, which is how children use language in communities, and how the roots of…

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