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Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care
and Development, Canada

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Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development

School of Early Childhood Education
350 Victoria Street
Toronto, Ontario, M5B 2K3

Tel: (416) 979-5000 ext. 7034
Fax: (416) 979-5239
E-mail: [email protected]
Web site:

Louise Zimayi

The impact of early childhood programmes on children and their families.
This includes interest in development of:
– appropriate child measurement
techniques for children from birth to age eight;
– evaluation of programme models to assess their impact; and
– assessment of the ways in which different variables contribute to children’s

The Consultative Group on Early Childhood Care and Development is a networking
organization, primarily networking with donor agencies and international

– 2 principal staff
– 1 associate staff

– Economics
– Developmental psychology
– Early childhood education
– Communications
– Media
– Community development

Donor agencies, international NGOs and foundations, including:
– Aga Khan Foundation
– Bernard van Leer Foundation
– Christian Children’s Fund
– Save the Children (USA)
– Rädda Barnen
– Inter-American Development Bank
– World Bank
Plus organizations in the Majority World, including:
– CINDE (Colombia)
– Mother and Child Foundation (Turkey)
– Children’s Television Foundation (Philippines)
– University of Namibia
– Early Childhood Development Network for Africa-ECDNA
– Research Institutes in Hungary, Poland and Bulgaria
– Caribbean Child Development Center, University of the West Indies
– Arab Resource Collective
Publications: Coordinator’s notebook (twice a year)

Last updated: 24 June 1999

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