In this section, we feature global early childhood development (ECD) services and programs that can be leveraged as social platforms for engaging conflicting sociocultural, ethnic or religious identity groups in joint programming efforts towards shared goals.
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Learn more about Early Years, the largest organization in N. Ireland, and its exemplary programs that demonstrate why major investment in young children is critical to ensure the educational, social, emotional and cognitive development of future generations.
The aim of this randomized clinical trial (RCT) is to rigorously evaluate the implementation of the Mother-Child Education Program (MOCEP) in three Palestinian refugee camps in Beruit, Lebanon. The results of this study have implications for improving the lives of and reducing violence for the hundreds of thousands of families with young children living in fragile contexts.
Learn more about this program and its cross-generational intervention to train female community youth leaders (ages 18-24) to deliver an Early Childhood Education program to young children in Pakistan.
Parents and caregivers serve a critical role in mitigating the negative effects of crisis and war. It is through nurturing, responsive, and consistent care that parents are able to support children’s health and development and even strengthen their child’s ability to cope with adversity.
Dr. Maria Conceição do Rosário, associate professor at the Federal University of Sao Paulo, coordinates the Early Childhood Attention Program (PAPI) in Brazil, an interdisciplinary team of people dedicated to developing and implementing strategies for promoting early childhood development by empowering caregivers.