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Early childhood education in the face of COVID-19: An opportunity amidst crisis?

This article is written by Lynette Okengo, executive director of the African Early Childhood Network; Robert Jenkins, associate director of education for UNICEF; and Justin W. van Fleet, president of Theirworld and executive director of the Global Business Coalition for Education. It was written for and originally published on the Inter-agency Network for Education in […]

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 Skilled early years educators can offer a lifeline to parents ©Early Years Educator

How Early Years Practitioners can help parents navigate home learning

This article was written by Lyn Challender, Early Years Professional Development Adviser with Education Development Trust. It was originally published in the Early Years Educator magazine on 13 May 2020 and on the Education Development Trust website. The adjustment to remote learning during Covid-19 school closures has been difficult for many parents, but not least […]

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The world post-COVID-19 might be the world pre-Incheon – or even pre-Dakar

This blog was written by Sheldon Shaeffer, Chair of the Board of Directors, Asia-Pacific Regional Network for Early Childhood (ARNEC). It was originally published on the ARNEC website and the Global Education Monitoring Report World Education Blog on 20 May 2020. Post-Covid-19, the world will not be the same for a very long time. Life […]

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Opinion: The sharp decline in aid to early childhood education is leaving the youngest behind

This blog was written by Pauline Rose, professor of international education at the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge, and director of the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre, and Justin w. van Fleet, president at Theirworld and executive director at the Global Business Coalition for Education. It was originally published […]

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During a physical exercise session, Ms. Moonlight Olives (46), walks with children outside the Kisojo ECD Center in Kyenjojo district in western Uganda. After receiving UNICEF supported training on ECD (Early Childhood Development) (ECD) Caregivers, Ms. Olive helped establish an ECD Centre with help from her community.

Getting every child ready to learn

By Dr Elizabeth Spier (American Institutes for Research), Hirokazu Yoshikawa (New York University) and Paul Oburu (New York University and Maseno University, Kenya). This blog was originally posted on the UNICEF website on 29 May 2018. Quality pre-primary education is critical to a child’s cognitive, social and emotional development, growth, school readiness and future economic […]

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