Child Development

Knowledge of child development is the foundation for work with children, and therefore is a requirement for all those seeking to protect children. It influences every aspect of a child from physical growth and mental abilities, to how they express emotions, think and behave. 

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Anna Gromada and Dominic Richardson - UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti,

This report published by UNICEF’s Office of Research – Innocenti, ranks countries across the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the European Union (EU) based on their national childcare and parental leave policies.

WHO South-East Asia Regional Office in collaboration with UNICEF,

The WHO South-East Asia Regional Office in collaboration with UNICEF organized a 3-day virtual meeting from 27 to 29 April, 2021.

Early Childhood Development Network (ECDAN), UNICEF, Aga Khan Foundation, Lego Foundation, Africa Early Childhood Development Network,

This webinar, informed by both detailed case studies developed by the Aga Khan Development Network and UNICEF programme implementation in Zambia with the support of the LEGO Foundation, provided a unique opportunity to engage with and understand the experiences of government, development partners, civil society, frontline health workers, and parents in Eastern and Southern Africa.

World Health Organization (WHO) and Nurturing Care,

This video explores the pivotal role of health care practitioners in supporting nurturing care for children.

M. Caridad Araujo, Marta Rubio-Codina, Norbert Schady - Inter-American Development Bank, Social Protection and Health Division ,

This document compares three versions of the same home visiting model, aimed at improving parent-child interactions and child development: the well-known Jamaica model, which was gradually scaled up from an efficacy trial (‘proof of concept’) in Jamaica, to a pilot in Colombia, to an at-scale program in Peru.

CSO Forum Secretariat together with AfECN, UNICEF and WHO,

This series of webinars organized by the CSO Forum Secretariat together with AfECN, UNICEF and WHO sought to strengthen the capacity of CSOs in the area of ECD to ensure greater advocacy for young children in the child rights agenda.

Maureen M Black, et al - BMJ Global Health,

This paper proposes a comprehensive, multisectoral, multilevel life-course conceptualisation of human capital development by building on the Nurturing Care Framework (NCF), originally developed for the foundational period of growth and development through the age 3 years.

Kerrie Proulx, Rachel Lenzi-Weisbecker, Rachel Hatch, Kristy Hackett, Carina Omoeva, Vanessa Cavallera, Bernadette Daelmans, Tarun Dua - medRxiv,

This rapid review takes stock of emerging research on nurturing care for young children during the COVID-19 crisis.

Alexandra Citrin, Siri Anderson, Valery Martínez, Ngozi Lawal, and Shadi Houshyar - Center for the Study of Social Policy,

This report offers a blueprint for creating equity-centered, anti-racist policies that support the health and well-being of children and families of color.

UNESCO Education Sector and ECDAN,

This report summarizes the main findings of the High-Level Session on ‘Advancing the Early Childhood Agenda: High Level Session towards a Global Partnership Strategy’, organized by UNESCO.