Exploring perspectives on ECDE practices to support young children: summary report

OUTPUT TYPE: Research report- client
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2014
TITLE AUTHOR(S): A.Bhana, L.Biersteker, C.Rule-Groenewald, A.Wilford
KEYWORDS: CHILD WELL-BEING, CHILDREN, EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT (ECD), EDUCATION, PREGNANCY, WOMEN
DEPARTMENT: Human and Social Development (HSD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 8572

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Abstract

This short report is presented as a guide to participating partners and other stakeholders such as policy planners, researchers, academics, local leaders, government leaders and service providers who aim to support young children and pregnant mothers in African communities. It summarises the key findings of a multi-country project conducted in Swaziland, Zambia and Malawi which explored parent, Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE) caregiver, teacher, and key leader perspectives on ECDE to support young children and pregnant mothers.