Early Childhood Development Resources
In this section you will find resources developed for work in Early Childhood development. This includes a comprehensive pack of materials for our flagship early learning model, Getting Ready for School, which trains older children as Young Facilitators to build school readiness for Young Learners. It also includes evaluation reports with lessons learned from implementation.
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Getting Ready for School Programme Evaluation for Year One
Produced by the independent evaluators AIR contracted by UNICEF, this evaluation of Year One of the Getting Ready for School programme aims at drawing conclusions about the success of this pilot programme overall and formulating general recommendations to guide future programme implementation and expansion within and across countries.
Early Years Children Promote Health
This book includes case studies from projects that use the Child to Child approach to work with children who are 0-5 years old. It also includes activity sheets on 4 health topics (Playing with young children, Understanding Children’s Feelings, A Place to Play, Feeding Young Children) that can be used to work with children in their early years.
Getting Ready for School Evaluation Report
Contracted by UNICEF, the American Institutes for Research (AIR) produced in 2013 an independent evaluation of whether and to what extent the Getting Ready for School programme achieved its desired results in the six pilot countries – Bangladesh, China, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Tajikistan, and Yemen – in 2008-2009.
Child to Child Storybooks
These storybooks are intended to help parents and teachers facilitate children's participation in a range of topics, from health to children's rights.
Getting Ready for School - Storybooks
Storybooks to supplement the Getting Ready for School materials.
Toys for Fun
This manual for parents and caregivers shows the importance of play and toys for early childhood development. It also gives instructions on how to make self-made toys.
2014 Ethiopia: An Evaluation of the Child-to-Child School Readiness Programme in Ethiopia
The Child-to-Child Approach for School Readiness Programme in Ethiopia (hereafter the Child-to-Child School Readiness Programme or CtCSRP) was piloted by the Government of Ethiopia with support from UNICEF in 2008/09. The purpose of the Child-to-Child Approach for School Readiness Programme (CtCSRP) is to improve children’s school readiness through a child-centred, peer tutoring approach that engages older children (Young Facilitators) to conduct early learning activities with pre-school aged children in their home villages. By the end of the programme, children are expected to achieve basic pre-literacy and numeracy competencies that can support their successful transition into Grade 1.
This section provides you with access to the updated ''HANGING LIBRARY BOOKS'' produced by Huge Hawes ( Co-funder of Child to Child) from material and stories developed over the years in the Child to Child programmes.