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Early childhood development (ECD) : International trends and the case of Yunnan, China

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Frame of Image , and socio-emotional holistic
development Policies and programs in a variety of sectors affect ECD outcomes, including: including: healthcare and hygiene, nutrition, education, child protection, social protection and poverty alleviation These policies and programs can aim at the pregnant woman, the child, the caregiver or the family as a whole Interventions can take place in a variety of environments, including: the home, at a preschool or child care center, a hospital or health post or a community center.
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Benefits of Early Intervention - Three Strands of Research
Brain and neuroscience:
The brain develops through interactions of genetic, biological, and
psychosocial influences Exposure to biological and psychosocial risks leads to deficits in brain structure and function, and impaired cognitive and social emotional development Disparities increase with early, multiple, and cumulative risks
Social Science:
Quality programs improve children’s readiness for school and life Long-term negative effects on schooling and income contribute to
continued inequalities in the next generation.
Economics:
ECD investments can bring economic returns through increased maternal
labor force participation, higher productivity, and reduced crime and high risk behaviors
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Early Brain Development
3-year-old in healthy and supportive environment 3-year-old under environmental stress
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Source: Dr. H. T. Chugani, Newsweek, Spring/Summer 1997 Special Edition: Your Child: From Birth to Three, pp 30


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Title Early childhood development (ECD)
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International trends and the case of Yunnan, China

Project Category Capacity Building Workshops
Material Type Proceedings
Author(English)

Lian, Xiaoyan

Date 2014-04
Event

Frontiers in Development Policy

Project Capacity Building Workshops
Pages 38
Subject Country China(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Documents
Original Format pdf
Subject Social Development < Education
Holding KDI School of Public Policy and Management
Program Type Conference