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Newsletter: From Evidence to Action

Laying the foundations: Early Childhood Care and Development

Type :
Advocacy initiatives
Author :
Save the Children
Published :
2012
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This advocacy brief by Save the Children emphasises the importance of Early Childhood Care (ECCD) as a foundation for child survival. The brief revisits the global ECCD goals,discusses child equity, equitable approaches to ECCD, why ECCD is such a powerful form of government investment as well as the benefits for children's education and development. A framework for re-conceptualising early childhood policies and programs is provided together with an impact evaluation in Africa.