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Journal Article
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Henningham, Helen
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Department of Educational Studies
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Review of the Jamaican literature on early childhood education
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Caribbean childhoods : From research to action
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2005
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2
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Journal of the Children's Issues Coalition
Abstract
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.....
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