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Early Childhood Development: Government Resources: Library Guide: International

A guide for Social Development students.


UNESCO Early Childhood Care and Education

UNESCO. Resources on Early Childhood Care and Education

"UNESCO advocates for Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) programmes that attend to health, nutrition, security and learning and which provide for children’s holistic development."

UNICEF. Early Childhood Development

UNICEF. Inequities in early childhood development : what the data say : evidence from the Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys. New York : UNICEF, 2012.

Loizillon, A., N. Petrowski, P. Britto and C. Cappa (2017). Development of the Early Childhood Development Index in MICS surveys. New York: Data and Analytics Section, Division of Data, Research and Policy, UNICEF (MICS Methodological Papers, No. 6)

Vargas-Baron, Emily. Planning policies for early childhood development: guidelines for action. [New York : UNICEF,] 2005.

World Bank. Early Childhood Development (ECD)

"primary mission is to improve World Bank's staff and clients' knowledge of ECD programming and to improve the quality of World Bank's lending for ECD."

World Bank. Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER). Early Childhood Development

"The Systems Approach for Better Education Results (SABER) is an initiative to produce comparative data and knowledge on education policies and institutions, with the aim of helping countries systematically strengthen their education systems."

World Bank. Sub-Saharan Africa Education: Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD)


International Labour Organization. Sectoral Activities Department. Right beginnings : early childhood education and educators : Report for discussion at the Global Dialogue Forum on Conditions of Personnel in Early Childhood Education (22–23 February 2012). Geneva : ILO, 2012

Young, Mary Eming. Addressing and Mitigating Vulnerability Across the Life Cycle: The Case for Investing in Early Childhood. UNDP Human Development Report Office, 2014. 


G 494 E.UNES.06.STRO
   Strong foundations : early childhood care and education. --    Paris, France : UNESCO Publishing, 2006.
   x, 390 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. ( EFA global monitoring report ; 2007. )

G 494 A.UNES.05.CHIL   Children out of school :   measuring exclusion from primary education /    Montreal, Quebec :   UNESCO Institute for Statistics,   2005.



Vargas-Barón, Emily. Planning Policies for Early Childhood Development: Guidelines for Action. Printed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, 2005.