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ERIC Number: EJ1051222
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-1463-9491
Reflecting on Early Literacy Development in the Context of Vanuatu
Hughes, Desma
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, v5 n3 p349-360 2004
A low level of literacy development plagues many parts of the Pacific region despite the fact that parents are very keen for their children to become literate in order to embrace the modern world. Issues concerning early education and the attainment of literacy are still a challenge in the Pacific. In order to understand the reasons for the low rates of literacy, a comprehensive overview of the context of the family, preschool, school, and country, including the government services, is given in this article. Vanuatu is used as an example of the experience of many Pacific Island countries.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Vanuatu