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This resource pack on “ Innovative and Effective Pedagogical Approaches in Early Childhood Care and Education” was a joint initiative of UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education (UNESCO Bangkok) and the Asia-Pacific Regional Network for Early Chil...More
The foundations of children’s emotional, social, cognitive, physical and communication skills are developed in their first few years of life. This is the period when their brain development is at its most intense, when they are extremely receptive to a wid...More
ECCE is amongst the most underfunded sectors, and globally and approximately 1 in 3 children, under 5 years of age, in low and middle-income countries are not achieving their cognitive development potential. ODA, private sector and NGO funding can only fil...More
Southeast Asian countries have made important progress in the field of early childhood care and education (ECCE). However, equitable access to ECCE programmes remains a major challenge for all countries, while the quality of ECCE provision has been subject...More
The End of Decade Notes on Education for All: Goal 1 - Early Childhood Care and Education covers EFA goal 1: Expanding and improving comprehensive early childhood care and education, especially for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged children. It is the...More
This DVD contains video documentation of innovative pedagogical approaches taken from nine programme sites in Australia, China, India, Japan, Nepal, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Solomon Islands and Thailand. It is envisioned that these videos together with t...More
This Resource Pack has been prepared to provide ideas and suggestions that would help the implementers of parenting education programmes who decide to adapt and use UNESCO Bangkok’s Guidebook and Handbook (e.g. governments, NGOs etc.). Download PDF Resourc...More