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From Asia-Pacific Regional ECD Conference, 18-20 November 2013, Singapore 

 

ONE GLOBAL GOAL - ONE VOICE:

 

'Ensure all children get the best start in life and for learning' 

 

Target 1: Ensure that all children are healthy, socially and culturally competent, respectful of diversity,and learning successfully.

 


 

Target 2: Increase the number of children experiencing positive, responsive, sensitive and nurturing child-rearing practices in safe and peaceful environments.

 


 

Target 3: Ensure equitable access to quality, inclusive and sustainable early childhood programmes and services.

 


 

click here for full targets and indicators 

 

 

 

For pictures from the conference see here 


Presentations from Day 1 - 18 November:

Keynote Address by Dr. Pia Rebello Britto, Senior Advisor ECD, UNICEF NYHQ

'The World we want : achieveing every child's potential'

Concurrent Session 1: National Networks and Policies

Iqbal Hossain, Comprehensive ECCD Policy in Bangladesh

 

Siraj Narsi, Establishment of National ECD network in Pakistan

 

Lavinia Tiko, Policy Environment for Holistic ECD: a case of Fiji

Concurrent Session 2: Child Voice 

Dr Christine Chen, Childhood and Early Education in Singapore

 

Prof Eunhye Park, Sustainable future with children: children's voices to be heard

 


Special Session on ECD and Peacebuilding:

 

Early Childhood (EC) and Peace Building in East Asia and the Asia-Pacific Region:
A Literature Review to Inform a Future Research Agenda - Dr Lynn Ang


Possible Linkages with the International Network on Peace Building with Young Children (INPB) 


ECD and Peacebuilding: The Malaysian Experience  plus Indicators

 

Concurrent Session 3 - Workshop: Parenting


Presentations from Day 2 - 19 November:

Regional Keynote address, Prof. Nirmala Rao, University of Hong Kong

Plenary 4: Noteworthy Practices from Singapore

Mrs Fong Chin Yoon Fah, Development and Implementation of Singapore Preschool Accreditation Framework (SPARK)

 

Tang Hui Nee; Noradlin Mohamed Yusof, KKH Singapore A step towards a more inclusive pre-school landscape: The science and art of implementation

 

Concurrent Session 4: Localising ECD Programmes

 

Narmaya Thapa, Collaboration work for Integration and Holistic ECCD in Nepal

 

Amrita Goswami, Using Play to Learn in ECD

 

Karma Pedey, A Gross National Happiness inspired ECD and Education programme: a dialouge on harmonizing western theories adn Bhutanese funds of knowledge

 

Concurrent Session 5: Programme Evaluation

 

Sukhdeep Gill, Role of Start-up Planning in the Implementation of High quality comprehensive ECD Programmes

 

Mastura Badzis, Using ITERS in Assessing Quality Environment

 

Tilak Bahadur Rai, Quantitiy vs ECD services: centre based ECD a case

 

Concurrent session 6: Special needs

 

Seema Lasi, Children with Special needs in Pakistan - Role of Human Development Programme AKU

  

Frank Emboltura: Age Appropriate Inclusive Preschool Programme

 

Concurrent session 7 - Workshop: Mother Tongue Workshop

 

Concurrent Session 8: Literacy

 

Margalit Ziv, Enriching children's literacy and social recignition via shared book reading in varied cultural settings


Shekufeh Zonji, Evaluating the impact of ECD and family literacy in Afghanistan

 

Mae Theresa Vilma D Andoy and Dr Andoy, Literacy and School Readiness of Kalagan Pre-schoolers

 

Concurrent Session 9: Gender and Peace Building

 

Ali Shaar, Giving all children equal opportunities for Lifelong learning, health and success, children of the Middle East, a long way to go


Nicole Rodger, Gender in ECCD - Challenges and Opportunities for Gender Responsive and Gender Trasnformative ECCD programming

 

Jessica Aumann, Gender Equality in ECD: Crucial linkages to ensure holistic child development

 

Concurrent Session 10: Fathers

 

D.S.D. Heiyanthuduwage, A community based health promotion intervention to improve psychosocial status of children under give years through improving fathers involvement in rural community Sri Lanka

 

Shantimoy Chakma, Perceptions and Practices of Fatherhood among Urban Fathers in Bangaldesh 

 

Concurrent Session 11 - Workshop : Differentiated Teaching

 

 

Presentations from Day 3 - 20 November

 

Concurrent Session 12: Child Rearing

 

Dr Nurper Ulkuer, Promoting Responsive and Sensitive Care in child's first 2001 days - Introduction of WHO-UNICEF Care for Child Development Package and re-visiting WHO-SEARO-UNICEF Asian Regional commitments

 

Angela Simcox, Beliefs and Practices about Child Rearing and Development in Cambodia: A pre-liminary study

 

Concurrent Session 13: Costing and Financing ECD

 

Dr Andrew Brodsky, Modelling the Costs and Benefits of Early Childhood Systems: Making the Economic Case for ECD Investment

 

Karma Choden, ECCD Budget for the Eleventh Five Year Plan (2014-2018) under MoE, Royal Government of Bhutan


Baela Raza Jamil, Financing ECE - ECD in Pakistan

 

Concurrent Session 14: Executive Function Skills

 

Siriphan Ruangkhruawong, Parent-child relationship and children's executive function skills

 

Nutsuda Panprasitwaj, A pre-liminary research in an intervention program for promoting Executive Function

 

Prawpat Jirapatpuvadol, The 101 positive discipline training-intervention programs

 


Plenary 5: Consolidation of One Voice! - from the region towards global ECD advocacy