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The National Strategic Plan for Early Childhood Development in Jamaica

Early Childhood Commission, Ministry of Education Government of Jamaica Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Jamaica 1 January 2008 Policy document early intervention, health promotion, prevention

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This strategic plan is designed to meet the needs of Jamaica’s parents and children.

The plan includes the following processes to improve early childhood development:
1. Effective parenting education and support
2. Effective preventive health care
3. Early and effective screening, diagnosis and intervention for “at risk” children and households
4. Safe, learner centered, well-maintained ECI facilities
5. Effective curriculum delivery by trained ECD practitioners


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