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Introduction Early Childhood Development (ECD) is currently the backbone of most formal education systems not only in Zimbabwe but internationally. >> /Resources << A rt icu la ehb s dv opm nf . /Kids [6 0 R endendstream "What is past is prologue" -William Shakespeare Hello, and welcome to my website! /F6 42 0 R Raleigh: Author. Early childhood development is increasingly viewed as an affirmation of children's rights. Currently there is insufficient safe and affordable child care or sufficient access to early childhood care, education and stimulation services. <>>> Early childhood education often focuses on guiding children to learn through play.The term commonly refers to preschool or infant/child care programs. endobj endstream 14 0 obj This book introduces all the most important aspects of early years care and education, and will help you develop the key skills needed to study at degree level. (, . 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Overview of Virginia’s Foundation Blocks for Early Learning The value of early education is imperative to the future academic success and the growth of children’s intellectual development. 1 0 obj /MediaBox [0.000 0.000 612.000 792.000] 194 0 R /F9 103 0 R << /Type /FontDescriptor >> /ModDate (D:20201003002007-04'00') /I1 23 0 R <> /CreationDate (D:20201003002007-04'00') >> The importance of play in early childhood education 77 current developments, policies, and practices in the context of international reform movements will be examined and discussed. Only 35% of children aged 0 – 4 attended an ECD centre in 2011, and of these, only 29% attended a centre where ECD activities are provided. �x, Z}��D�V�'�j�Xւu�i�l@ڍ`�����y�cο�{nG�^;�K`'x�� ����� 2 0 obj 4 Introduction Early Childhood Development is of vital importance for intellectual, physical, emotional and social growth of children. 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