Disadvantages Of Early Childhood Education

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1.1.4 Early Childhood Education Recently, early childhood stakeholders have shown and developed number of names and definitions with basis of the countries coming from, nature of the service embedded and interests of their organizations toward this field. According to International Education Report (2010); UNESCO refers to early education as early childhood care and education (ECCE), the OECD calls it early childhood education and care (ECEC), World Bank calls it early child development (ECD), while UNICEF calls it early childhood development (ECD). Although there are minor differences as acronym concern, but they mean the same. (International, 2010) shows, early childhood education from a broader point of view is wholesome education that encompasses…show more content…
This also may include education and care for young children with; three-, four- and five-year-olds. They are called: child- or day care, nursery school, preschool, pre- kindergarten, and early education. It is delivered in many settings: center based, home-based or at the local public school, in urban, suburban and rural communities. Some programs are part-time, part-year, while others offer full-day, full-year services. They can be privately run, either non-profit or for profit, or they can be operated by the local school system or by a federally funded program such as Head Start this is as cited from (Fleer,…show more content…
The most obvious findings emerged from the report insists the challenges of early childhood education (ECE) globally are toward issues such as universal access for children and families, adequate training and qualifications of ECE staff, fair and equal working conditions and salaries for teaching staff, well-structured ECE governance, quality of ECE services, and including ‘care’ as an integral part of ECE, are common themes resonating across the ECE sector International Education
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