India a land rich in multi-culture and unity in diversity. The longest written constitution in the world. Policies and decisions related to social welfare, child care and development- based on the articles in the constitution. An Overview of the Country
History of The Child Care System Contd…. Immense progress and development in Early Childhood Education from the monarchial rule of ancient days to the present day.
History of The Child Care System Male dominated society in the past- education only to the male child. Child care was given by gurus and female members.
Immersion of kindergarten schools in 1890. Gandhi’s philosophical approach towards ECE in 1937. History of The Child Care System
History of The Child Care System Maria Montessori visits India in 1939.Many Montessori schools started.
Description of The Type of Child Care System Formal – government, voluntary, work place crèches, mobile crèche, the nursery attached to independent schools.
Description of The Type of Child Care System Government center run under the name of Anganwadi and Balwadi.
The Underlying Philosophy Friedrich Frobel Play way Method Rudolf Steiner Explanation Method Maria Montessori Work Experience Method
The Underlying Philosophy Meets the needs of physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development of the child.
Availability and Accessibility Availability and access to day care is based on social divides. Three major segments- urban (cities) , semi-urban (towns) and rural (village).
Training Of The Early Childhood Workers Training for the teachers is an integral part for the development of the child. Teachers are either trained in government run institutions or private colleges.
To work in government run centers a 3 months job training with some ECE components are required Training of The Early Childhood Workers
Similarities Between India and Canada Unity in Diversity
Differences Between India and Canada Licensing Funding
OH, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet... -Rudyard Kipling