Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2007 - Strong foundations
Multimedia report. Theme: Early childhood care and education.
Launched in New York on 26th October 2006, this year's Global Monitoring Report focuses around the theme of Early Childhood Care and Edcuation (ECCE).
What are the benefits of programmes for the very young? Why have countries been slow to implement policies that integrate care, health, nutrition and education? Besides taking a closer look at early childhood care and education, the first of six Education for All goals the world is committed to achieving by 2015, the fifth edition of the Report also assesses progress towards the other goals and levels of aid to basic education.
Early Childhood links
UNESCO: Early Childhood
UNICEF: Early Childhood
The State of the World's Children 2001: Early Childhood
Stories on Early Childhood from around the world
Colombia: My little friends daycare centre
Iraq: Despite challenges, early childhood development efforts move forward [includes video]
Ireland: Mothers talking to mothers
Jamaica: A smile makes it worthwhile
Jordan: Fathers included
Kenya: Playing under the fig trees
Nigeria: Pre-school classes boost girls’ enrolment in northern Nigeria
Papua New Guinea: A recipe for success