On November 9, the 2017 ALAS-IDB (Inter-American Development Bank) Early Childhood Development Awards were distributed in the four categories of best early childhood educator, best early childhood center, best children’s book, and best innovation in early childhood education. The work of each of the finalists resonated deeply with me. Lessons about hope and common humanity … [Lee más...] about What can we gain from Early Childhood Education?
When Jeison Aristizábal was born, he was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. The doctors told his parents that there was little hope for him and that at best he would become a shoe shiner. Today, more than 33 years later Jeison leads a foundation that helps children with disabilities. He is a clear example of how stimulation and support in early childhood can help the brain develop … [Lee más...] about ALAS-IDB Award Winners Announced at the IDB Headquarters
The ALAS-IDB awards represent the emblematic commitment of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the ALAS Foundation to promote the development of early childhood in Latin America and the Caribbean. … [Lee más...] about 12 transformative initiatives for early childhood
"To reinvent oneself or to die" goes the old saying, and it is in education, perhaps, that this way of thinking has become the most true. We must be in a constant search for resources and initiatives that allow us to respond to the challenges posed by changing world and, naturally, by the children and youth of today! … [Lee más...] about 7 initiatives in education in Latin America and the Caribbean