Early Childhood Education Case Study

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Chapter 1
INTRODUCTION

Situation Analysis
Early Childhood is the most important and critical years in the life of an individual. It is in these years that all learnings begin. In these years, it is a must that parents should let their children explore the things around them, teach team and most importantly put them in an Early Childhoood Centers.
In recent years, the perceived importance of early childhood learning has increased. It was recognized that the experiences children having during pre-school can have a formative and lasting impresions on their development.
Although there was an increased in the perceived importance of early childhood learning, achieving basic primary education remains one of the greatest challenges in the Philippines. The situation of the children is considerably worse than it need for a country of its per capita income. Ill health, malnutrition and poor psychosocial development among preschoolers are costing the country substantial amounts in terms of premature deaths, permanent disabilities and lost productivity and income Heaver, R. and Hunt, J.(1995).
With these, family plays a great role as they are the responsible person who should cater the needs of their children. The family as the basic unit of a society is the most important agent of socialization. They help in the interaction of the individual and in shaping their personality. As stated in Heaver and Hunt (1995), the types of families who were least likely to be able to provide for
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