Newsletter 14: September 2014

In this issue of the Newsletter we take a look at the findings of Firelight Foundation’s Partner Mobile technology Capacity Survey and lessons learnt from Catholic Relief Service’s use of quantitative measures to  assess early childhood development and  parenting practices in Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania; we feature the first in our two part series on Reading and Writing in Early […]

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Newsletter 13: July 2014

In this issue of the Newsletter we review a piece on ‘How children’s brains develop’ by UNICEF’s Pia Rebello Britto; we feature the last piece in our Early Language and Literacy Series on supporting early language and literacy in early childhood before we begin our Reading Series; and we showcase the Coalition for Children Affected by AIDS Children and HIV: […]

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Newsletter 12: May 2014

In this issue of the Newsletter we showcase Episcopal Relief & Development’s launch of the expansion of their integrated ECD program; we review a report on the experience of stigma by pregnant women and mothers living with HIV; we feature the second piece in our Early Language and Literacy Series on the role of parent-child communication in language development and […]

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Newsletter 11: March/April 2014

In this issue of the Newsletter we showcase The Kibera School for Girls  established by Shining Hope for Communities in Kenya; we take a look at the formative 30 Million Word Gap study; we feature the first piece in our Early Language and Literacy Series titled Children’s language: A window into learning, thinking, communication and creativity; we review an evaluation […]

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Newsletter 10: January/February 2014

In this issue of the Newsletter we welcome four new partners to the Monitoring,Evaluation and Learning Initiative; we give an update on the World Bank’s Early Learning Partnership in sub-Saharan Africa, we showcase Wordworks – an organization supporting early language and literacy development of young children in South Africa; we feature a personal experience of the Science of Early Child […]

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Newsletter 9: December 2013

In this issue of the Newsletter we report back on our first Monitoring & Evaluation Workshop held in Cape Town in December; in our Attachment Series we feature a piece on the affect of multiple caregivers on children’s attachment relationship; we review UNICEF’s State of the World’s Children 2013 which has a special focus on children with disabilities, and their […]

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Newsletter 8: November 2013

In this issue we highlight our country visit to Kenya – accompanied by members of the Hilton Foundation team – where we met with the Ministry of Education, Aga Khan University, UNICEF ESARO and the Hilton Foundation-funded partners working in Kenya; we introduce the Essential Package staff and showcase the recent launch of the EP’s eLearning certificate program on ECD; […]

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Newsletter 7: September/October 2013

In this issue we report back on our country visit to Tanzania where we met with Catholic Relief Services, the Global Fund for Children and UNICEF; we showcase Editor Richard Horton’s commentary on early child development in the Lancet; we feature the second piece in our Attachment Series on the impact of early caregiver-child relationships and interactions on later development; […]

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Newsletter 6: July/August 2013

In this issue we report back on our country visit to Malawi where we met with CRS, Firelight Foundation, Save the Children and UNICEF; we give a summary of the Institute of Medicine’s commentary on ‘A new global development goal for the world’s youngest children‘; we introduce the AIDStar-One paper on ‘Community-based early childhood development centers for reaching orphans and […]

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Newsletter 5: June 2013

In this issue of the newsletter we report back on our country visit to Zambia where we met with ERD, Firelight Foundation, EGPAF, Save the Children and UNICEF; we introduce a new member of the Global Fund for Children team as well as the EGPAF Survive and Thrive team; we feature a piece on Zambia’s innovative radio learning initiative broadcasting […]

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