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Bangkok: UNESCO Bangkok, 2008, 44 p.ISBN 978-92-9223-201-6 (Print version)ISBN 978-92-9223-202-3 (Electronic version)

This report first summarizes the main findings of the Global Monitoring Report (GMR). It then focuses on ECCE in Insular South-East Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines) and the Mekong (Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam).

Contents

Foreword
Introduction
Why are early childhood programmes important?
ECCE in the Insular South-East Asia and Mekong sub-regions
Early childhood services
Barriers to participation
Who are the pre-primary educators and care-givers?
Designing and implementing effective programmes
ECCE: A powerful means of promoting equity
Easing the transition to primary school
Policy and finance
Key issues for the Insular South-East Asia and Mekong sub-regions
Recommendations for early childhood care and education
Conclusion
References

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