2008. 38 p.
Authors: 
Penn, Helen
Organizations: 
Centre for British Teachers, CfBT
Description: 
This report explores policy and provision for early childhood education and care (ECEC) in six English speaking countries in Southern Africa - Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. In the first section of the review the report aims to - ECEC policy and provision in the wider set context of socio-demographic profiles of the region, in particular referring to economic, education, health and welfare indicators; briefly review the debate about donor aid in Southern Africa and locate ECEC within it. The report studies policy impact and highlights the need for innovative evidence based research that can make a contribution to the debate about ECEC in Southern Africa.
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