We know that the key to innovation for any of the challenges faced by Latin America and the Caribbean today is collaboration among diverse actors and the exchange of experiences, and the development and education of the youngest children is no exception. With the firm belief that the exchange of experiences enhances the impact of policies, the Inter-American Development Bank … [Read more...] about What Can we Learn in a Community of Practice with Early Childhood Development Experts?
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Authors: Angélica Aguilar, Clarita Arboleda, Margarita Cabra, Natalia Iriarte Tovar, Mercedes Mateo, Emma Näslund-Hadley, Oscar Iván Pineda Diaz, Catalina Reyes, Belén Michel Torino & Laura Feliza Velez Medina _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ You most likely remember when you … [Read more...] about Socioemotional Preschool Education for Success in School and Life
The teacher enters the classroom, and the bustle turns to silence. Exams are placed on each desk. The teacher walks to the front, points to the clock above the blackboard and says in a firm voice: "You have exactly 90 minutes to finish the test. Get started." We feel the pressure, take a deep breath, and become aware that there is no time to lose. That's the power of the … [Read more...] about The Urgency of Further Boosting Early Childhood Investments
Could access to daycare centers influence children's overall development over the years, especially on their school performance? To answer this question, for the first time in the world, a medium-term experimental assessment was conducted of the impacts of a large-scale public daycare provision program. The findings of this unprecedented study, set in low-income neighborhoods … [Read more...] about Access to Public Daycare Centers: Better School Results?