There is increasing evidence about the relationship between the quality of early childhood services and child development, and that process quality or adult-child interactions is the aspect that matters the most. Process quality depends on the skills and preparation of those working directly with young children and families: the early childhood (EC) workforce. This almost … [Read more...] about Let’s Support Those who Care for our Children
Childcare services are all about quality. We have discussed this idea many times in this blog. … [Read more...] about Three Contributions to Childcare Quality Research
“Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success." This famous quote is a good introduction to the story we want to share with you in this post. Motivated by the need to report to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), countries around the world are working towards developing population-level indicators of early child … [Read more...] about Can We Measure Child Development Globally?
Copyright © 2017. Interamerican Development Bank. If you wish to republish this article, please request authorization at firstname.lastname@example.org. By María Caridad Araujo. Lee este artículo en español. One of the main challenges facing early childhood development programs in Latin America is how to scale up models that have been successfully implemented in … [Read more...] about What Is the IDB’s Early Childhood Development Innovation Fund?
Copyright © 2017. Interamerican Development Bank. If you wish to republish this article, please request authorization at email@example.com. By María Caridad Araujo Lee este artículo en español. In Latin America and the Caribbean, we have seen a rapid expansion of publicly funded child care services for children below three years of age. In countries like Brazil, … [Read more...] about How to Promote High-Quality Child Care Services in Latin America