Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Educational Studies
Review of the Jamaican literature on early childhood education
Caribbean childhoods : From research to action
Date of Publication
Journal of the Children's Issues Coalition
There are two general approaches to the provision of early childhood education in Jamaica: home based services and centre-based approaches. This paper provides a brief overview of early childhood education in Jamaica, followed by a review of the literature relating to each of these approaches and a description of current initiatives in the early childhood sector. In the final section the strengths of the literature to date are highlighted and suggestions for future research are given.....