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2007 ‘Education for All Global Monitoring Report’

Early childhood care and education

Major progress report on education launched at UNICEF House New York

26 October 2006 - The 2007 "Education for all" report launched today highlights the importance of early childhood development for children to succeed in school.

Every year, the EFA Global Monitoring Report assesses where the world stands on its commitment to provide a basic education to all children, youth and adults by 2015. This year’s report focuses on early childhood care and education and finds it remains the forgotten link in the education chain in most developing regions.

Read more about the launch and download the full report from UNESCO website.

UNESCO Press release [doc]

Regional launch for CEE/CIS

The regional launch of the report will take place on 28 October 2006 in Bratislava, Slovak Republic. The focus will be on the Central and Eastern Europe and Commonwealth of Independent States region and will be organized by International Step by Step Association (ISSA) with the participation of  UNICEF Regional Advisor on Early Childhood Development, Deepa Grover.

Central and Eastern Europe: View selected early childhood care and education (ECCE) indicators [PDF]



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