Blogs

  • ARNEC: Strategy Development Workshop @ UNESCO Bangkok, Jan 12-1

    Posted April 29 by Ghulam Nabi

    It was Sunday Dec 20, 2015, morning, my mobile phone showed an email alert, as I opened it, It was an email from Evelyn, titled Invitation …… ! Happened to be my happy moment to get invitation for one of my strong area of interest policy and planning for the early childhood developme...

  • Md Bayazid Khan

    Posted May 4, 2015 by Md Bayazid Khan

    Primary school children need to develop skills of Six C’s for 21st century learning Md Bayazid Khan Once in a Grade five classroom of a Government Primary School Mrs Nahid Parvin, Head Teacher was engaging teaching-learning activities actively in mathematics class. Two students of the class,...

  • Urdu Translated Version of Creative Curriculum

    Posted April 30, 2015 by ITA Aagahi

    Idara-e-Taleem -o-Aagahi (ITA)/centre for education and consciousness is pleased to share that the translation in Urdu of five volume publication of Teaching Strategies has been completed. There were five books of CreativeCurriculum® LearningGames.  These five progressive volumes ...

  • HOW PEOPLE ARE RE DEFINING EDUCATION...

    Posted April 7, 2015 by Erum Kamran

        By Erum Kamran Founder at Children and Nature Network Asia   HOW PEOPLE ARE RE DEFINING EDUCATION...   I remember the first time that a grading rubric was attached to a piece of my writing,suddenly all the joy was taken away. I was ...

  • Developmentally and Contextually Appropriate TLMs for ECE

    Posted January 20, 2015 by ITA Aagahi

    Various Teaching Learning Materials (TLMs) are in the process of development.  During this process, this is seriously ensured that TLMS should meet, not only, children’s learning needs but also match to their culture and local context. Undoubtedly in early years of learning, developmental...

  • LANGUAGE IS ALL ABOUT COMMUNICATION

    Posted September 23, 2014 by Erum Kamran

    LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT IS NOT ABOUT READING AND WRITING..ITS MORE MORE THAN THAT In a typical Montessori classroom, through every conversation, every book read aloud, every new word that is taught, the Montessori student is learning language. In the Montessori Preschool environment, emphasis is ...

  • Water Wars

    Posted September 23, 2014 by Zeeshan Shah

    Water Wars- Next Big Challenge http://corporateambassador.net/?p=1258   According to Population Action International, and based on the UN projections of global population, more than 2.8 billion people in 48 countries will face water scarcity conditions by 2025. Today, there are roughly 700 m...

  • Education is a Process

    Posted June 19, 2014 by Rowena Dagdag

            Even after a number of years in preschool education and now running two years in special education (SPED) of the early learners, I can honestly and fearfully see the huge requirements to make the teaching-learning environment as ideal and as effective as possible.  &...

  • Child Friendly Schools in Sindh

    Posted June 18, 2014 by Ghulam Nabi

    Child Friendly School Standards in Sindh – A Policy Dialogue On June 9, 2014, I conducted a workshop on “Child Friendly Schools Standards in Sindh” with the support of Right to Play. The workshop was attended by Lalarukh Raffi Education Specialist Right To Play,  Shahla S Din...

  • Respect Child Rights

    Posted April 8, 2014 by Zeeshan Shah

    As the globe celebrated World Health Day on April 7th, there are many milestones still to be attained. Most of us will let this day pass, as many of us remain oblivious to the adverse affects of ignorance upon the greater civil society. We have laws but we do not practice them. We break laws by int...

  • Global Hunger

    Posted April 7, 2014 by Zeeshan Shah

    Although the world currently produces enough food to feed everyone, over a billion men, women and children go to bed hungry every night. Hunger and malnutrition (both under and over-nutrition) continue to be a threat to the overall health of the average human being. Additionally, given current popul...

  • What is Working Memory?

    Posted April 4, 2014 by Nancy Tsai

    Executive Function involves higher order cognitive processes that people use to manage, plan ahead, problem solve, organize, and pay attention. Unlike basic cognitive functions such as audition and vision, Executive Function explains complex higher order thinking. Working memory is a fundamental com...

  • Introduction to Executive Function & Learning

    Posted April 4, 2014 by Nancy Tsai

    Hello Arnec Community! Thank you for welcoming me into your community. This is my very first post and I want to take a brief moment to introduce myself.   My name is Nancy Tsai and I am a doctoral student studying at the intersection of Cognitive Neuroscience and Education. I am most interest...

  • NATURE IS THE BEST TEACHER

    Posted February 7, 2014 by Erum Kamran

    “The woods were my Ritalin. Nature calmed me, focused me, and yet excited my senses.” Richard Louve                            ...

  • DEVELOPING DEEP CONCENTRATION IN ECD

    Posted February 7, 2014 by Erum Kamran

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  • ITA's initiatives on ECE & ECD

    Posted October 4, 2013 by ITA Aagahi

    " Idara-e-Taaleem-o-Aagahi (ITA) being an ARNEC friend would like to share with global community and ECE/ECD believers all the updates on its ECE/ECD programs, the following link will help to get the information of ITA's efforts in the relevant areas:     http://itacec.org/itadc/sanjha_v...

  • Early Childhood Education Facilities Provision through CSR

    Posted July 23, 2013 by Marini Widowati

    ...human being had been appointed as “Vicegerent of Earth” so that it is our responsibility to create transformation for the betterment of the environment, moreover, five clusters of Child Friendly City are elaborated into children influential spaces to grow up and develop their full pot...

  • ECCD in Sri Lanka

    Posted July 11, 2013 by Janaka Kamalgoda

    http://community.arnec.net/index.php/albums/view/52 Sri Lanka is the beautiful peaceful country. With the sustainable development of the country priority has been given to the education sector. Health and education is free for everyone. Primary and secondary education in the country is totally fr...

  • ARNEC's first webinar in 2013 'ECD on the global agenda: where

    Posted June 25, 2013 by Silke @ARNEC

    ARNEC's fist webinar in 2013 was held on the 21st June with the topic 'ECD on the global agenda: Where are we today?' moderated by Dr Nurper Ulkuer former Senior Advisor for Early Childhood, and Head of Early Childhood Development Unit at UNICEF New York Head Quarters. Missed it?...

  • Migrant children in Thailand miss out on ECD

    Posted May 22, 2013 by Silke @ARNEC

    Interesting blog : VSO Talk By Alienor Salmon     Last month I completed my 12-month placement as a community research adviser with VSO Thailand/Myanmar. During this year-long research project, I worked with our partners to train local teams of researchers to reach over 400 stakeholders...

  • What Makes a Good Early Childhood? ARNEC 2013 Calendar

    Posted December 14, 2012 by Kanitha Kongrukgreatiyos

    Check out the new ARNEC calendar for 2013 that features beautiful drawings from children under 18. The theme of the calendar is "What makes a good early childhood: From a child’s perspective”. The viewpoints of 15 children are shared in this calendar on what helped them learn and grow ha...

  • Early Childhood Learning Deserves Greater Attention

    Posted December 14, 2012 by Shaan Nicol

    International early childhood care and development experts and policymakers gathered in Jakarta 5-7 November 2012 to highlight the importance of the early learning and development years. The conference, bringing together over 250 national and international experts is co-hosted by the World Bank, the...