ERIC Number: ED331612
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Early Childhood Development: Two Papers on UNICEF Policy and Programming. UNESCO-UNICEF Co-operative Programme Digest No. 18.
United Nations Children's Fund, Paris (France).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This two-part digest offers a paper on early childhood development and a discussion of programming for early childhood care and development. In the first paper, an initial discussion of early childhood development is followed by a review of child development projects and an exploration of implications for policy and action. Appendices to this paper provide lists of (1) psychosocial stimulation activities for young children and (2) the main problems of child development. The latter list includes recommended program emphases for various socioeconomic situations. The second paper, on programming for early childhood care and development discusses: (1) five complementary approaches to enhancing child development; (2) the delivery of services that support child care and development centers; (3) the education of caregivers; (4) community development; (5) the process of strengthening national resources and capacities; and (6) advocacy on behalf of children. (RH)
Descriptors: Advocacy, At Risk Persons, Child Caregivers, Community Development, Delivery Systems, Foreign Countries, Guidelines, Individual Development, International Programs, Intervention, Learning Activities, Policy Formation, Preschool Education, Program Development, Stimulation, Teacher Education, Young Children
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Children's Fund, Paris (France).; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).