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Alice Wuermli

The GLOBAL ECD MOOC started FEBRUARY 27, 2017! We’re excited to announce the launch of The Best Start in Life: Early Childhood Development for Sustainable Development, the newest course from the UN Sustainable Development Network’s Online Education Initiative – the SDG Academy. The course is free and accessible to all. Registration is now open and […]

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Alice Wuermli

Fellowship with the World Bank African professionals interested in a career in early childhood development are invited to apply for the Africa Early Years Fellowship The year-long fellowship is an initiative of the Early Learning Partnership, a multi-donor trust fund managed by the World Bank to support young children’s development and learning through finance, analytical […]

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Alice Wuermli

Dear colleagues, We are pleased to announce that the 4th international conference on Early Childhood Education, organized by the EARLI SIG 5, will take place on June 29-30, July 1, 2016 in Porto, Portugal. The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to explore the processes, practices and effects of early childhood […]

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Robert Serpell

On the Al Jazeera TV news this evening, Dr Priscilla Atwani Idele, a statistics expert at UNICEF HQ in New York, with considerable field experience in sub-Saharan Africa, was interviewed on the remarkable reduction of infant mortality around the world since 1990. Over the past 25 years the rate has been reduced by more than […]

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Alice Wuermli

This is an updated call for applications to an earlier post. To apply for the below job announcement, please log onto www.employment.harvard.edu and reference requisition # 36542BR under the “Search Jobs” tab.   Auto req ID 36542BR Business Title RPCGA Program Manager School/Unit Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Sub-Unit ———— Location USA – […]

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Alice Wuermli

You are cordially invited via Live Webstream Workshop on ECD Measurement for Preschool Children (Aged 3-6) Wednesday, May 27, 2015 || 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Agenda  (if you have problems accessing the agenda click here) Please join us for an online discussion with experts focusing on the measurement of intermediate and final early childhood development […]

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Alice Wuermli

by Anilena Mejia Press Release: University of Manchester researchers have piloted a parenting trial which aims to improve child behaviour in Panama City – the place with the eighth highest murder rate in the world. Gang crime and child maltreatment are pressing concerns in Panama and the UN described the capital Panama City as having the […]

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Alice Wuermli

A Comparison of International Child Care and US Child Care Using the Child Care Aware — NACCRRA Child Care Benchmarks by Richard Fiene Abstract: This is a first of its kind study comparing the USA to other world countries utilizing the Child Care Aware — NACCRRA (National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies) […]

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Alice Wuermli

by Frances Aboud & Aisha Yousafzai Health and nutritional risks co-occur in the lives of children under the age of 2 years who live in developing countries. We review evidence showing how these risks, in addition to inadequate psychosocial stimulation, prevent children from developing expected cognitive and language abilities. A systematic review and meta-analysis of […]

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Alice Wuermli

By DIANE COFFEY To download article click here. Abstract Despite being wealthier, Indian children are significantly shorter and smaller than African children. These differences begin very early in life, suggesting that they may in part reflect differences in maternal health. By applying reweighting estimation strategies to the Demographic and Health Surveys, this paper reports, to my knowledge, […]