Find out more on the knowledge mobilisation initiatives designed to make
current research engaging and accessible to individuals interested in the
impact of the early years on lifelong health and well-being.
More than 200 million children are at risk of not reaching their developmental potential in the early years due to poverty and lack of access to healthcare, good nutrition and responsive care. Addressing the gaps in knowledge and skills of ECD workforce and caregivers could contribute to the improvement in the wellbeing of children.
The ECD Workforce Hub is an initiative of the Aga Khan Development Network, and is led and hosted by the Institute for Human Development at the Aga Khan University (AKU IHD). The Hub builds on previous work undertaken by AKU IHD since its inception in 2014 through its Hilton Phase I and II projects (2014–2019), World Bank Early Years Fellowship project (2017-2018), and the UNICEF/LEGO Foundation Scaling Up Playful Parenting Project (2019-2021).
Care for Child Development was developed by UNICEF and WHO. This course focuses on the ‘How’ of ECD. It enables participants to gain practical skills for counseling and supporting caregivers and families...