Tag Archives | Pre-Primary

COVID_INEE

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 […]

Continue Reading
Mother and child at Megab Health Center. Hintalo Wajirat woreda, Tigray Region. UNICEF Ethiopia/2019/Mersha

The threat of COVID-19 on Ethiopia’s recent gains in pre-primary education

This blog was written by Janice Kim, Postdoctoral Research Associate and Pauline Rose, Director, REAL Centre, University of Cambridge. Pauline is also International Research Team Lead for the Ethiopia RISE programme. This blog is part of a series from the REAL Centre reflecting on the impacts of the current COVID-19 pandemic on research work on […]

Continue Reading
© UNICEF/UNI87197/Noorani
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 […]

Continue Reading
Children in Laos  Photo credit: Telethon Kids Institute

The Early Human Capability Index: facilitating national monitoring of early childhood development in low- and middle-income countries

This blog was written by Dr Sally Brinkman, Head of Child Health Development and Education at Telethon Kids and a Senior Research Fellow at The University of Western Australia, and Alanna Sincovich, Research Assistant at Telethon Kids. The drive to monitor children’s development has, in recent years, been enhanced by the world’s endorsement of the […]

Continue Reading