Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2007 - Strong foundations

Multimedia report. Theme: Early childhood care and education.

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Publication Date: 2006
Author/Publisher: UNESCO
Language: Eng, Fr, Sp
ISBN: 978-92-3-104041-2

Download: PDF : English, French, Spanish

Every year, the EFA Global Monitoring Report assesses where the world stands on its commitment to provide a basic education to all children, youth and adults by 2015.

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.


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