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Knowledge Hub on Early Childhood Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

The knowledge hub aims to promote and facilitate the exchange of knowledge and useful resources on Early Childhood Development (ECD) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) as well as to highlight the wealth of learning and knowledge produced in our region. This resources portal seeks to assist governments, national and international organizations, the private sector, civil society, students, families, and anyone interested in knowing and learning about early childhood development in the region.
To this end, we present an interactive map with 70+ ECD innovations from LAC countries that includes a description of their implementation and impact as well as links where additional information can be obtained. We also provide access to ECD resources produced by a variety of people and organizations in LAC: publications, blogs, measurement tools, events, webinars, and more. Also included are COVID and early childhood related resources.
This initiative was developed by the Early Childhood Development Innovation Fund, a partnership that finances, designs, implements and evaluates innovative and scalable solutions to improve the lives of children between 0-5 years of age in the most disadvantaged sectors of the region’s population. Coordinated and managed by the Inter-American Development Bank, the Innovation Fund also includes FEMSA Foundation, Maria Cecilia Souto Vidigal Foundation (FMCSV), Open Society Foundation, and Porticus.

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Webinars

Health and nutrition, Quality of the environment, Parenting practices, Cognitive development, Socio-emotional development, Language development, Quality of services

Publications

Explore links to books, studies, articles, policy documents and other publications about Early Childhood Development in Latin American and Caribbean countries.

Resources

Explore resources related to childhood development issues in the region, such as online courses, videos, blogs, manuals, etc.

Blogs

The Challenge of Integrating Early Childhood Services with Caribbean Health Systems
Initial results from an innovative parenting program in Jamaica showed that it benefited children’s cognitive development and parents’ attitudes…
Responsive Interactions for Learning: Helping Children Reach Their Potential
In low- and middle-income countries, approximately 250 million children fail to reach their developmental potential. One way to help these children…
It takes a virtual village: Digital tools for supporting new moms during and beyond COVID-19
“Try not to move so much during this next contraction so I can take your COVID-19 sample” was one of the phrases I had not planned on hearing prior…