• Centre
  • The Child Development Index was developed by Save the Children UK in 2008 through the contributions of Terry McKinley, Director of the Centre for Development Policy and Research at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, with support from Katerina Kyrili. (wikipedia.org)
  • Based on a growing evidence base for the beneficial nature of antihelminthic treatment (deworming) in the early 1990s, the Partnership for Child Development was formed by the United Nations Development Programme and the Rockefeller Foundation within the Scientific Coordinating Centre at the University of Oxford. (wikipedia.org)
  • ecological system
  • Also called "development in context" or "human ecology" theory, ecological systems theory, originally formulated by Urie Bronfenbrenner specifies four types of nested environmental systems, with bi-directional influences within and between the systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • Positive youth development originated from ecological systems theory to focus on the strengths of adolescence. (wikipedia.org)
  • The influence of ecological systems theory is also seen on the emphasis many youth development programs place on the interrelationship of different social contexts through which the development person moves (e.g. family, peers, school, work, and leisure). (wikipedia.org)
  • Africa
  • citation needed] Children are doing worse in Sub-Saharan Africa than any other region. (wikipedia.org)
  • Africa scores 35 in the Index, reflecting the high level of deprivation in primary schooling, child health and child nutrition. (wikipedia.org)
  • Child development in Africa addresses the variables and social changes that occur in African children from infancy through adolescence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Three complementary lines of scholarship have sought to generate knowledge about child development in Africa, specifically rooted in endogenous, African ways of knowing: analysis of traditional proverbs, theory-building, and documentation of parental ethno-theories. (wikipedia.org)
  • Marfo and Biersteker note that while major Western psychological theories attribute to play an important role in child development, this is mainly focused on cognition, whereas anthropological studies in Africa have emphasised that play also serves as an interactive process of social enculturation, structuring opportunities for the rehearsal, critique and appropriation of cultural practices. (wikipedia.org)
  • poorer
  • However, World Bank has also highlighted certain key shortcomings of the programme including inability to target the girl child improvements, participation of wealthier children more than the poorer children and lowest level of funding for the poorest and the most undernourished states of India. (wikipedia.org)
  • A tentative explanation for the poorer outcomes is that subsidized children are more likely to receive intense exposure to low-quality child care. (nber.org)
  • ages
  • In this fun app featuring Peg + Cat and their friends, children ages 3 to 6 can practice math skills by learning and creating songs. (pbs.org)
  • emotional
  • Gusii mothers, 'are not expected to talk to or gaze at their infants or play with them', and they explain how this (strange to Western eyes) emotional detachment is compatible with healthy emotional development in later life. (wikipedia.org)
  • longitudinal study
  • The National Child Development Study (NCDS) is a continuing, multi-disciplinary longitudinal study which follows the lives of 17,415 people born in England, Scotland and Wales from 17,205 women during the week of 3-9 March 1958. (wikipedia.org)
  • Drawing on rich data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, we document a negative relationship between child care subsidies and child development. (nber.org)
  • behavior
  • He helped bring a natural science perspective to child psychology by introducing objective research methods based on observable and measurable behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1995, Henry D. Schlinger, Jr. provided the first behavior analytic text since Bijou and Baer comprehensively showed how behavior analysis-a natural science approach to human behavior-could be used to understand existing research in child development. (wikipedia.org)
  • The methods used to analyze behavior in child development are based on several types of measurements. (wikipedia.org)
  • PBS KIDS' beloved characters model behavior and provide strategies that help kids manage their emotions, build friendships and develop good character. (pbs.org)
  • Your child can see Martha model good neighbor behavior as she offers to help Mr. Hangburn with his mouse 'PREDICAMENT. (pbs.org)
  • outcomes
  • The Partnership for Child Development (PCD) is a research and technical assistance group based at Imperial College London that seeks to improve health and nutrition in school-age children and youth in low-income countries, thereby improving their education outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lerner and colleagues write: "The goal of the positive youth development perspective is to promote positive outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • In this paper, we provide a systematic assessment of the impact of subsidy receipt on a wide range of child outcomes. (nber.org)
  • infants
  • One way to identify pervasive developmental disorders is if infants fail to meet the development milestones in time or at all. (wikipedia.org)
  • Its goal is to monitor the effects of mercury exposure (primarily low-level exposure from fish consumption) on infants and young children, especially with regard to neurodevelopmental disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • nutrition
  • The Child Development Index (CDI) is an index combining performance measures specific to children - education, health and nutrition - to produce a score on a scale of 0 to 100. (wikipedia.org)
  • The following services are sponsored under ICDS to help achieve its objectives: Immunization Supplementary nutrition Health checkup Referral services Pre-school non formal education Nutrition and Health information For nutritional purposes ICDS provides 500 kilocalories (with 12-15 gm grams of protein) every day to every child below 6 years of age. (wikipedia.org)
  • Improving Child Nutrition? (wikipedia.org)
  • emotionally
  • Such programs are physically and emotionally safe, give youth a sense of belonging and ownership and foster their self-worth, allow them to discover their "selves" (identities, interests, strengths), foster high quality and supportive relations with peers and adults, help youth recognize conflicting values and develop their own, foster the development of new skills, have fun, and have hope for the future. (wikipedia.org)
  • early
  • The Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential is the most widely recognized credential in early childhood education (ECE) in the U.S. The credential is awarded by the Council for Professional Recognition. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1973 the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF) funded the Child Development Associate Credential (CDA)(TM) to improve the quality of early childhood education (ECE. (wikipedia.org)
  • With the application, candidates submit documentation of 120 hours of formal Early childhood education training in the appropriate age group, 480 hours of professional experience in the appropriate age group, formal observation by a Council for Professional Recognition certified Professional Development Specialist (PDS), computer-based CDA examination, and a statement of ethical conduct. (wikipedia.org)
  • Music and dance are notably rich dimensions of most African cultures and children participate in both from an early age. (wikipedia.org)
  • The University Child Development Center (UCDC) at the University of Pittsburgh is a child care and early childhood education center located on Clyde Street in Shadyside just east of the main Oakland campus approximately one half mile from the center of campus at the Cathedral of Learning and adjacent to the rear property of the University's Chancellor's Residence on the Oakland-Shadyside border in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1977 it had been designated a local historic landmark by the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation, The University Child Development Center serves as a near-site child care and early childhood education center for children ranging in age from six weeks through six years who belong to the faculty, staff, and students of the University of Pittsburgh. (wikipedia.org)
  • A pilot scheme was set up in 28 rural communities, where 75 Early Childhood Education Centres have been set up, with over 800 children. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Catholic Charities' Child Development Centers provide high quality early childhood education and care, preparing children for success in kindergarten and beyond. (catholiccharities.net)
  • We partner with parents and work together as a team to support your child through their early years. (catholiccharities.net)
  • Your child can develop memory and early math skills by sorting blocks by different attributes such as shape, size or color. (pbs.org)
  • Counting and estimation are two important early math skills that you can practice with your child in this activity with everyday objects. (pbs.org)
  • Your child can practice early math skills such as patterning, addition, and subtraction by answering questions as she moves along the game board to reach the party. (pbs.org)
  • Your child can develop early understanding of number lines by helping Curious George find the correct apple to place in an ordered number line. (pbs.org)
  • care
  • Child care programs present a critical opportunity for the promotion of child development. (wikipedia.org)
  • To earn a CDA, applicants must demonstrate their competency in areas which support the healthy growth and development of children, both in center-based care, and in home visiting programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Child Development Associate Assessment System and Competency Standards: Family Child Care Providers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The charity organised and promoted the music festivals 'Music On The Hill' held at Kings Hill, West Malling in 2011 and 2013 and featuring artists such as Katherine Jenkins, Jools Holland, McFly, Sugababes, Peter Andre and many others, with 100% of the profits donated to Demelza Hospice Care for Children and Teens Unite Fighting Cancer, the charity established by designer Karen Millen OBE who also worked on the project. (wikipedia.org)
  • Only 38% of children aged 3-5 attended pre-school, which means that some 750,000 children in this age group is left out of pre-school care. (wikipedia.org)
  • We also provide before and after school care for children through age 12, with full day care on school holidays and throughout the summer. (catholiccharities.net)
  • Child care subsidies are an important part of federal and state efforts to move welfare recipients into employment. (nber.org)
  • One of the criticisms of the current subsidy system, however, is that it overemphasizes work and does little to encourage parents to purchase high-quality child care. (nber.org)
  • Consequently, there are reasons to be concerned about the implications of child care subsidies for child development. (nber.org)
  • Using math skills such as color and shape matching, fair shares and fractions, your child can help feed and care for these adorable creatures. (pbs.org)
  • teach
  • Helen and Alice can teach your child about the words 'AGE' and 'ERA' as they take T.D. to their favorite parts of the past. (pbs.org)
  • Years
  • nonetheless 417,000 children under the age of 5 years still died in China in 2006 alone. (wikipedia.org)
  • They are known as New WHO Child Growth Standard and measure of physical growth, nutritional status and motor development of children from birth to 5 years age. (wikipedia.org)
  • By end of 2010, the programme is claiming to reach 80.6 lakh expectant and lactating mothers along with 3.93 crore children (under 6 years of age). (wikipedia.org)
  • In recent years, a major focus of this work has been assisting educators and health professionals to work together to help schools respond to the threat that HIV/AIDS poses to education, as well as supporting governments to better target orphans and vulnerable children in their child health programming. (wikipedia.org)
  • Celebrate 20 years of watching Arthur and his friends with your child by taking turns playing a collection of fun, fast-paced online games featuring favorite toys and memories. (pbs.org)
  • collect
  • In this silly game, your child can collect letters to make the Joke Bots spell words to complete hilarious jokes! (pbs.org)
  • Your child can practice pattern and shape identification skills while helping Cookie Monster collect and sort gems along the way to find the cookie jar. (pbs.org)
  • skills
  • There's a wide range of what's considered normal, so some children gain skills earlier or later than others. (kidshealth.org)
  • Also, if you ever notice that your child has lost skills he or she once had or shows weakness on one side of the body, tell your doctor. (kidshealth.org)
  • Positive youth development (PYD) refers to intentional efforts of other youth, adults, communities, government agencies and schools to provide opportunities for youth to enhance their interests, skills, and abilities. (wikipedia.org)
  • Your child can practice design and engineering skills by building and testing out what makes a bunnycopter twirl the fastest. (pbs.org)
  • Your child can practice counting skills as she helps feed Cat the right number of snacks by selecting the quantity that matches the requested number. (pbs.org)
  • Using map skills, your child can navigate through the map to find the correct hive. (pbs.org)
  • environments
  • Since its publication in 1979, Bronfenbrenner's major statement of this theory, The Ecology of Human Development has had widespread influence on the way psychologists and others approach the study of human beings and their environments. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result of this influential conceptualization of development, these environments - from the family to economic and political structures - have come to be viewed as part of the life course from childhood through adulthood. (wikipedia.org)
  • CYD combines the natural instincts of young people as they desire to create change in their surrounding environments by developing partnerships between youth-related organizations and community development agencies to create new opportunities for youth to serve their communities while developing their personal abilities. (wikipedia.org)