The early years: building the foundation for child well-being

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2008
TITLE AUTHOR(S): L.Biersteker
KEYWORDS: CHILD WELL-BEING, EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT (ECD), GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE
DEPARTMENT: Economic Perfomance and Development (EPD), Human and Social Development (HSD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/june-2008/early-years
Intranet: HSRC Library: shelf number 5397

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Abstract

Compelling research evidence shows that early childhood development (ECD) services is a critical area for government intervention. Different kinds of ECD services are a key intervention in support of young children's rights to survival, development, protection and full participation in society, reports Linda Biersteker.