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Kaur, Baljit – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2004
Contrary to the widely accepted belief that no early childhood education provision was evident until the twentieth century, archives date the advent of infant schools in India to the 1830s in Bengal, contemporaneous with developments in England. The Church Missionary Society's infant schools aimed to educate children (and women) from the lower…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Infants, Early Childhood Education, Educational History