child development

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child development

the changes in physical, psychological and social behaviour that occur systematically with increasing age throughout childhood. The study of child development is concerned with both structural or maturational and environmental (learning and experience) influences, with much emphasis placed on the relationship between events in early childhood and later behavioural effects. See also NATURE-NURTURE DEBATE.
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In their one-sentence conclusion of a paper reviewing 48 studies of early intervention in early childhood development, the authors observe, "Although several interventions resulted in improved child development outcomes age 0 to 3 years, comparison across studies and interventions is limited by the use of different outcome measures, time of evaluation, and variability of results" ("Primary Care Interventions for Early Childhood Development: A Systematic Review," Peacock-Chambers et al.
A joint plan of action is sought to implement the multisectoral strategy for the early childhood development, notably in connection to better capacities of early childhood institutions to provide quality and non-discriminatory pre-school education services.
The project will empower educated females to open and run their own early childhood development centers to cater the learning and development needs of children of age 3-5 years, according to a statement of SALU issued here on Friday.
The interactive UNI_FORM 'jacket' was created by the H and M Foundation and UNICEF as part of a new UNI_FORM campaign to help promote early childhood development.
The Science of Early Childhood Development 15 Years after Neurons to Neighborhoods by Ross A.
The opening session titled 'Bridging Investments in Young Children With Peaceful Societies' began with opening remarks from Jordan's UNICEF Representative, Robert Jenkins, who commended Jordan's efforts in early childhood development.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shakira, a longtime promoter of early childhood development and education, says being a mother has given her an even stronger connection to the issue.
NEW YORK (CyHAN)- The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and its Goodwill Ambassador and international pop star Shakira urged global leaders today (22 Sept) to invest heavily in early childhood development in the wake of new science that is creating a revolutionary shift in understanding the lasting effects of deprivation and stress on the developing brains of young children.
The event, held at al-Asaad National Library in Damascus, was organized by the Ministry of Education and the Regional Office for Early Childhood Development.
Concentrating on disadvantaged children, they consider the need to embrace diversity; the home, school, and neighborhood contexts; how the cultural view of early childhood development affects the well-being of children; its long-term impact on their development; how it impacts violence, discrimination and social exclusion of children from disadvantaged backgrounds, and the gender gap; and how it contributes to reducing poverty and inequality.
There's a proven correlation between childhood development and economic development.
ANERA's latest On-the-Ground Report, "Early Childhood Development in the West Bank and Gaza," provides detailed background information about current conditions facing Palestinian children, their teachers, families and communities.

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