Stakeholders Champion Multi-Sectoral Approach to Early Childhood Development at 2nd Biennial Conference

May 17, 2017, Belize City

The Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation; Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture; and Ministry of Health in partnership with UNICEF today concluded a two-day Early Childhood Development (ECD) Conference under the theme: “Positive Play, Positive Minds, Brighter Tomorrow.” Approximately 180 stakeholders and partners in the field of early child development attended the event which on day one featured thematic presentations on programmes currently in place in the areas of Care for Child Development, Family Literacy, Parenting, and Specialized Services for Children with Different Abilities.

Specially invited guest speaker, Dr. fundas huawei p8 lite fundas iphone 7 8 se2020 iphone 8 plus hoesjes fundas samsung galaxy a40 fundas samsung galaxy a5 Zoyah Kinkead-Clark, lecturer and researcher in early childhood education at the University of the West Indies, presented on recent scientific advancements in ECD, emphasizing the need for a multi-sectoral approach as the first 1000 days (conception to 2 years) of a child’s life are critical for brain development. fundas samsung galaxy a10 fundas samsung galaxy a40 fundas huawei mate 20 pro fundas samsung galaxy s10 fundas samsung galaxy s20 fundas huawei p30 lite coque samsung a10 fundas huawei p smart 2019 Research has shown that investment in early childhood (cognitive, social and emotional capacities) has enormous positive effects for the child and society including increased earnings, decreased crime and incarceration rates, increased productivity, and reduced healthcare and social welfare expenditures.

Day two saw the presentation of the Early Childhood Development National Strategic Plan (2017-2021). fundas huawei p8 fundas samsung galaxy s7 fundas iphone 5 5s se fundas huawei mate 20 pro The multi-sectoral approach to the development of this strategy is encompassed in its three national core commitments which were approved by Cabinet in 2016. coque iphone 6 fundas samsung galaxy a70 fundas huawei y7 2019 fundas iphone xr fundas samsung galaxy s6 edge These are that:

  1. Children are born and remain healthy during their early years.
  2. Young children’s environments are nurturing, responsive, safe, inclusive, and culturally appropriate.
  3. Young children have the skills and opportunities for success in early learning.

This emphasis on ECD and collaboration was heartily supported by the ministers present, Hon. custodia cover iphone fundas samsung galaxy j3 fundas iphone 6 6s fundas huawei p9 lite fundas iphone 11 fundas samsung galaxy s10 iphone 7 hoesjes Patrick Faber, Hon. fundas huawei p9 iphone 6 hoesjes fundas samsung galaxy s4 bracelet homme fundas huawei y6 2017 coque iphone 7 Anthony Martinez, Hon. iphone 8 plus hoesjes fundas huawei p8 lite fundas samsung galaxy s10 fundas samsung galaxy s8 plus fundas huawei p30 fundas samsung galaxy note10 plus fundas samsung galaxy s4 fundas huawei y5 2018 Angel Campos, as well as the members of the Technical Working Group and the ECD CEO Caucus. fundas huawei mate 20 pro fundas huawei p8 lite 2017 fundas samsung galaxy a10 fundas huawei p30 pro fundas iphone 5 5s se fundas samsung galaxy a3 fundas huawei y6 2019 The conference ended with a technical meeting focused on the implementation of the plan in order to achieve the intended goals and outcomes.


CEO Judith Alpuche, Ministry of Human Development


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