Programming Experiences in Early Child Development
This examples and case studies from 21 countries presented in this documnt demonstrate the benefit of cross-sectoral programming to support early childhood development. Some build on early child care or education programmes, some work through health or nutrition programmes and others provide holistic services. Policy development is highlighted as a critical component to support programming. This document is designed to give examples to programme implementers at all levels of how different sectors can work together. It is not a blueprint for programming, but rather a source of ideas, suggestions and inspiration.
Programme Communication for Early Child Development
This document explains how principles of programme communication are part of a holistic approach to early childhood development and gives examples from nine countries. It is designed for programme planners, designers, artists and communicators to improve their ability to use programme communication for holistic early child development.
How Facts for Life is being used in seven Asian and African countries
Since it was fir st published in 1989, Facts for Life has become one of the world's most popular books, with more than 15 million copies in use in 215 languages in 200 countries.
India - Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)
Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) in India is the world’s largest integrated early childhood programme, with over 40,000 centres nationwide.
Maldives - First Steps
The First Steps project involves capacity building designed to foster print, radio, and television media for and about children up to the age of five.
Jordan - Early Childhood Development / Better Parenting (ECD/BP Prject
This project provides parents and caregivers of very young children with the necessary knowledge, skills and social services concerning child rearing, specifically in the area of health, nutrition and social-emotional development.