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Brown, Janet
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Caribbean Child Development Centre
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Early childhood investment in St. Kitts and Nevis: A model for the Caribbean?
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St. Kitts and Nevis Country Conference
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May 2000
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Abstract
Explores why it is timely for St. Kitts-Nevis to pay keen attention to research the investments it has made in early childhood development since the major USAID-supported inputs of 1981-83. That initial three-year project set a course for St. Kitts-Nevis' early care and education that has distinguished it in a number of ways from early childhood developments in the rest of the English-speaking Caribbean. The author reviews the history of early childhood care and education in the Caribbean by drawing heavily on the historical review prepared by Rose Davies, the early childhood specialist within the University of the West Indies, Mona's Institute of Education. Emphasis is also placed on the current curriculum, licensing and training of teachers on the island.....
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