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Makokoro, Patrick – Childhood Education, 2019
In Africa, advancements in education will be more likely if barriers that limit participation by small grassroots organizations can be brought down. Increased participation and diverse inclusion in conversations about early childhood development will enhance the understanding of quality early childhood programs and what can be done to promote…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Educational Quality
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Pota, Vikas – Childhood Education, 2017
In autumn 2015, the world's governments came together to agree to 17 ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which promised to overcome a vast array of problems--from poverty and hunger to health and gender equality--by 2030. The UNESCO report "Education for People and Planet: Creating Sustainable Futures for All" charted the…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Sustainable Development, Goal Orientation
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Hills, Libby – Childhood Education, 2017
Promoting Equality in African Schools (PEAS) seeks to expand access to sustainably delivered, quality secondary education in Africa. PEAS builds and runs chains of not-for-profit, low-cost private schools in public-private partnership with governments. External evaluation data show that PEAS schools in Uganda are delivering higher quality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Support, Accountability, Females
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Ejuu, Godfrey – Childhood Education, 2016
In many cultures, early child care and education has been considered the purview of women, who were thought to be more nurturing and better suited to the role. Hand-in-hand with this notion is the historical misconception that early child care and education is unimportant, and that the most valued members of society should focus on other, more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Males, Sex Role
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Bayat, Mojdeh – Childhood Education, 2014
Improving education equity and quality is a major focus of global developmental movements. Within that overarching goal, educators and advocates around the world are working to ensure children with special needs receive a quality education. For many, this means pursuing programs of inclusion. The author of this article uses the tools of education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Inclusion, Disabilities
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Tadesse, Selamawit – Childhood Education, 2014
Children coming from refugee families have special psychological, social, and academic needs, and their success greatly depends on the positive support they receive from the host community. Teachers and peers at the school can provide cumulative support to help these children and their families overcome major socio-cultural and educational…
Descriptors: Refugees, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Interpersonal Communication, Parent Participation
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Tadesse, Selamawit; Hoot, James; Watson-Thompson, Ocie – Childhood Education, 2009
Unlike most immigrants, who come to host countries after being granted legal permanent residency, refugees are forced to leave their homelands, often abruptly, due to threats to their personal safety. Refugees enter their host countries with no prior arrangements in place (e.g., housing, financial support of relatives, opportunities to start…
Descriptors: Refugees, Student Needs, Foreign Countries, Housing
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Shandomo, Hibajene M. – Childhood Education, 2009
In this article, the author described the Poplar Street-Naledi pen pal project. The goals of this project were to provide elementary school students with a broader view of the world, to increase their social and cultural awareness, to develop content knowledge of where their pen pals live, and to determine the impact of this project on student…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Preservice Teachers, Urban Schools, World Views
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Gangi, Jane M. – Childhood Education, 2009
This article presents an annotated bibliography of children's literature resources on war, terrorism, and disaster since 1945. This annotated bibliography focuses on grades K-8 from different continents/countries, including (1) Africa; (2) Asia; (3) The Caribbean; (4) Central and South America; (5) Europe; and (6) The Middle East.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, War
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Burger, Mary Louise – Childhood Education, 1994
Reviews: (1) "If You Change Your Mind"; (2) "Swinging Safari: Really Wild Animals Series"; (3) "Wonders Down Under: Really Wild Animals Series"; (4) "Deep Sea Dive: Really Wild Animals Series"; (5) "Flags of the Nations"; (6) "A New Baby in My House"; (7) "I Dig Fossils"; and…
Descriptors: Animals, Child Development, Drug Abuse, Early Childhood Education