ERIC Number: ED394695
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
SURAKSHA: Early Childhood Care and Education in India. Volumes 1-8; Monograph Series No. 1-8.
Swaminathan, Mina, Ed.
The Suraksha monograph series contains eight volumes which discuss innovative early childhood care and education programs in India, especially those which address the intersecting needs of women, young children, and girls. Each report in this series presents a case study of one program, highlighting its achievements, philosophy and goals, organizational structure, costs or financing, and future plans. Volume 1, "Home Away from Home: Family Day Care in Bombay" (Vrinda Datta), describes a family child care service, including its structure and functioning, policy initiatives, and steps needed for the future. Volume 2, "In Sight--On Site: Day Care for Construction Workers' Children" (Margaret Khalakdina), describes an innovative on-site child care program, including community perceptions, financing, and advocacy and networking. Volume 3, "Little School on the Hill: Child Education in Community Development" (Vasudha Joshi), describes a program developed in Jaunpur. Volume 4, "For the Sake of the Children: NGO-Government Partnership in Child Care" (Kashyap Mankodi), documents the experience of a voluntary organization in the implementation of integrated child development services designed by the state. Volume 5, "Children of the Union: Creches for Women Tobacco Workers' Children" (Harshida Pandit), describes the Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA) and its establishment of a nursery. Volume 6, "Moving Up to School: Community Preschools for the Rural Poor" (S. J. P. Karikalan), describes an attempt to establish pre-primary schools in rural areas. Volume 7,"Another Kind of Child Care: Alternatives for Rural Women" (Rajalakshmi Sriram), describes an innovative program that is need-based, process-oriented, and participatory by nature. Volume 8, "Working Hand in Hand: NGO Government Partnership in Child Care" (Jyoti Sharma), describes an innovative partnership intended to seek support from NGOs to make the Integrated Child Development Services a community program. (DR)
Descriptors: Community Development, Community Programs, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Employer Supported Day Care, Family Day Care, Foreign Countries, Integrated Services, Nongovernmental Organizations, Parent Participation, Poverty, Program Implementation, Rural Areas, Transitional Programs, Young Children
M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, 3rd Cross Street, Taramani Institutional Area, Madras 600113, India ($10 per set of 8 in series).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Madras (India).