Early childhood care and education in the Asia Pacific region : moving towards goal 1 (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Early childhood care and education in the Asia Pacific region : moving towards goal 1

Author: Nirmala Rao; Jin Sun
Publisher: Hong Kong : UNESCO : Comparative Education Research Centre, University of Hong Kong, 2010.
Series: CERC monograph series in comparative and international education and development, no. 8.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nirmala Rao; Jin Sun
ISBN: 9789881785251 9881785251
OCLC Number: 1141076091
Description: xiv, 50 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1 Introduction --
Background and Rationale --
Goal 1 --
What is "Early Childhood Care and Education"? --
Conceptual Issues --
Regional Perspectives --
ch. 2 Factors Affecting Attainment of Goal 1 in the Asia Pacific Region --
Cultural Geography --
Demographic Characteristics --
Varying Levels of Development --
Economic Development --
Poverty and Inequality --
The Global Economic Crisis --
Current Status of ECCE --
ch. 3 Progress toward Goal 1 --
Child Well-being --
Under-Five Mortality Rate --
Malnutrition --
Preschool Access and Equity --
Improved Access --
Including the Marginalised --
Quality of Programmes --
Dimensions of Quality in Early Childhood Programmes --
Measurement of Quality --
Preschool Quality and Child Developmental Outcomes --
Effective Practices --
Characteristics of Effective Programmes --
Examples of Programmes --
Supporting the Transition to Primary School --
Governance and Funding --
The Role of the State.
Series Title: CERC monograph series in comparative and international education and development, no. 8.
Other Titles: Early childhood care and education in the Asia Pacific region :
Moving towards goal one.
Responsibility: Nirmala Rao & Jin Sun.

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