ECD Blogs

Published on 11 Mar 2019

By: Raki Bal

It is vital that all countries, relevant intergovernmental bodies, organizations of the United Nations system, relevant non-governmental organisations and all other relevant stakeholders give due consideration to the contribution of play-based learning to develop the knowledge, human capital, capabilities and skills.

Published on 20 Nov 2018

By: Maya Soonarane

Universal Children’s Day was established in 1954 and is celebrated on November 20 each year to offers each of us an inspirational entry-point to advocate, promote and celebrate children's rights, translating into dialogues and actions that will build a better world for children.

Published on 07 Dec 2017

By: Maya Soonarane

In the last few years increased policy attention has been given towards ensuring young children get a good start in life. The next challenge is to scale up the quality of early childhood education for every child, especially for the most disadvantaged and vulnerable living in low-income countries.

Published on 12 May 2016

By: Daphna Berman

Natalie Roschnik was a newly minted graduate student when she accepted her first job with Save the Children in Mali. Nearly 20 years later, Roschnik knows Mali well: it’s one of the countries she travels to often as a Senior Research and Impact Advisor for Save the Children.