Childwatch International – Key Institution Profiles

Childwatch International

Caribbean Child Development Centre

Address Main lines of research Staff profile and disciplines Networks

School of Continuing Studies, University of the West Indies

P.O.Box 141,
Kingston 7,

Tel: (876) 927 1618
(876) 935 8353
(876) 935 8354
Fax: (876) 977 7433
Email: [email protected] [email protected]

Sian Williams
Acting Director
Janet Brown
Tutor Coordinator, on sabattical leave

– Child Focus Project
-Profiles Project
– Sexual exploitation of children
– Social and political transformation of children’s lives
– Child Rights Universities
– Infant Care practices
– Childcare Promotion strategies in poor urban conditions in Jamaica
– Gender socialisation, parenting and fathering in the Caribbean
– Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development
Academic staff:
– Senior lecturer
– Short term consultants as required

– Social work
– Research methods
– Community development
– Child development
– Education
– Policy development
– Organisational development

Collaborating centres:
– Institute of Education, University of the West Indies
– Department of Child Health, University of the West Indies
– Centre for Early Childhood Education
– Department of Sociology and Social Work, University of the West Indies

Wider networks:
– Consultative Group on early childhood care, education and development
– Children’s Rights Universities Networks (CRUN)
– UNESCO Cooperation Centre for the Region
– Parenting Partners


Last updated: 24 June 1999