Early childhood education in dire need of quality

With the booming of pre-schools nationwide, some of which operate from dilapidated or incomplete buildings—do they possess the necessary expertise to teach toddlers? Director of Civil Society Education Coalition (Esec) Benedicto Kondowe noted that most service providers are implementing early childhood development (ECD) to suit their capacity. “The legal framework in ensuring procedural running of…

The global HIV and Aids pandemic is affecting all levels of society, creating orphans and deepening levels of poverty, threatening to reverse years of development efforts. It lurks the human resource which forms the heartbeat that drives any national development agenda. Sub-Saharan African is the worst affected. By 2001, the region was host to 28.5…