A guide dealing with the practical problems faced when talking to and trying to communicate with a child who has been through distress and conflict situations: How to build trust? What to do when we feel that the child is uncomfortable while talking to him?
It is a guide about the importance of early childhood care and development approach that teaches us how to invest in young children and how to build programs and strategies in order to invest properly in the human capital later on. Early childhood care and development involves parents and decision-makers in a constructive action of social planning and participation, as they work on improving the circumstances of children care and living conditions. The guide serves to spread the culture of capacity building for individuals, families, communities and nations.
This collection of articles aims to provide parents, schools, psychosocial support practitioners and others with sufficient information on children in difficult circumstances and conflicts. The collection covers different aspects: the consequences of difficult circumstances on children, reactions and necessary support mechanisms.
9 chapters spread over the following parts: definitions of difficult circumstances and conflicts; children in difficult circumstances; supporting children in times of crisis.
This handbook is intended for parents and schools. It offers a psychosocial assistance program in emergency situations, for intervening as soon as possible to help children cope with the traumas they have suffered and deal with their effects.
Developed by Dr. Basma Faour and a team from the Arab Resource Collective upon the request of UNESCO, as part of monitoring the achievements of the "Education for All" program.
Available only in English. Can be downloaded at www.unesco.org
This study aimed to expand knowledge about existing legislations that address young children, by shedding light on the best practices and services in early childhood care and education, what policies and legislations provide, as well as choosing Lebanon and Jordan as the first case studies.
Report of a regional workshop convened in July 1995, to set the framework for a five-year plan for the early childhood programme. The report includes an Arab perspective of the ECED principles and their conceptual framework.
(Arabic: 55 p. 21x29.5 cm. $5 – English: 57 p.).
Report of a regional workshop convened in February 1997. It includes a summary of a keynote address by Judith Evans, Director of the international Consultative Group on ECD, as well as important material about the prospects of ECED work in the region
(Arabic: 55 p. 21x29.5 cm . $5 – English: 57 p.).
Report of a regional consultative meeting convened in July 1997, which established a general framework for compiling descriptive reports. It also includes a section on disability.
(Arabic: 57 p. 21x29.5 cm. $5 – English: 61 p.).