The census of Early Childhood Institutions (ECIs) in Jamaica is an annual activity carried out by the Early Child Commission (ECC) to ensure information on institutions and those working in the sector is accurate and current. It is the aim of the...More
When one thinks of ‘childhood adversity’ within the Jamaican context, exposure to violence is one of the first thoughts that comes to mind. And rightly so, when one considers how pervasive this phenomenon has become, whether in the home, school...More
Most parents, if not all, want their children to be intelligent. “Dem mus’ bright!” What many parents don’t realise is that they, themselves, have the power to increase their children’s learning potential just by making reading an integral part...More
Reduction in number of children at risk of poor development to 249.4 million in LMIs: True progress?
We all know, whether intuitively or by research evidence, that early childhood development sets the foundation for the quality of life in adulthood. Knowing, then, the number and prevalence of children at risk of poor development ought to...More