ERIC Number: ED419577
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Caribbean Conference on Early Childhood Education (2nd, Dover Convention Centre, Barbados, April 1-5, 1997). Summary Report.
The objectives of the Second Caribbean Conference on Early Childhood Education included: (1) setting a framework for the development of early childhood programs in the Caribbean; (2) initiating a Plan of Action to address early childhood issues in the Caribbean in terms of policy, structure, and implementation; and (3) facilitating the networking of early childhood education professionals. Following an introduction outlining the companies aims and objectives, the sections of the report are: (1) "The Value of Early Childhood Education and Development--the Case for Investment"; (2) "Challenges and Opportunities in the Caribbean"; (3) "A Quest for Quality"; (4) "Integrated Approaches"; (5) "Mobilizing Support"; and (6) "The Next Stage." The report's appendices contain a Caribbean Plan of Action, an adopted resolution, a situation analysis, list of conference documents, list of participants, and the agenda. (EV)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education, Youth Affairs, and Culture (Barbados).; United Nations Children's Fund, Christ Church (Barbados).