John Spencer and his colleagues have discovered through this study that talking to your baby or toddler shapes the structure of their brain.Continue reading "How talking to babies can boost their brain development"
This case study explores access to quality early childhood education (ECE) for children aged four to six years in Brazil.Continue reading "Early Childhood Education in Brazil: Child Rights to ECE in Context of Great Disparities"
The Playful Parenting Community, a consortium of partners implementing and researching playful parenting programs internationally convened by the LEGO Foundation, has also changed. With a mission to bring programs to scale, the distinct pathways for each program have evolved alongside the shifting operational realities and national priorities. We last reflected on what it meant to implement playful parenting programs for scale during a pandemic. Now, three years into implementation, we reflect on innovations towards scale employed by each program.Continue reading "Pathways to Scale for Playful Parenting Programs"
The ECE Accelerator Toolkit is a key resource that can help ensure that early childhood education (ECE) is systematically integrated into and strengthened within national budgets, cycles of education sector planning, and policy implementation.Continue reading "ECE Accelerator Toolkit"
Globally, most children with intellectual and developmental disabilities live in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). […]Continue reading "Caregivers of Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in Vietnam"