'Early Childhood Counts: A Programming Guide on Early Childhood Care for Development' is a comprehensive manual concentrating on early childhood development which can be used separately or in conjunction with the CD-ROM. It is an extensive, easy-to-use guide that details the preparation, planning, implementation, financing, monitoring and evaluation of diverse Early Childhood Care for Development (ECCD) programming strategies.
Topics in the Programming Guide include:
• Needs Assessment
• Making a Choice about Approach
• Creating the Infrastructure
• Monitoring and Evaluation
• Costs, Benefits, and Financing
The Programming Guide is an invaluable resource for trainers who can use it in the development of training workshops and the creation of customized training materials. The Guide can also serve as a self-guided course on ECCD.