Author Affiliation, Ana.
Institute of Education
Investing in early childhood education in Jamaica: Perspectives, problems and possibilities
Journal of Education and Development in the Caribbean
Date of Publication
Focuses on the importance of investing in early childhood education in Jamaica as a strategy for developing quality human capital in support of antion building. Highlights national and Caribbean perspectives on early childhood education and development and the experience of investing resources in ECED in the context of severe budgetary constraints and increasing social demands. Also examines the role of international and local advocacy in creating a climate of change and increasing focus on ECED in Jamaica within the context of demonstrating the links to resources at the early childhood level; and elements of the Caribbean Plan of Action, which is a guiding framework for future development of ECED endorsed by 21 Caribbean countries.....