"Issues and Perspectives in Early Childhood Development and Education in Caribbean Countries," edited by Dr. Carol Logie and Professor Jaipaul Roopnarine

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Issues and Perspectives in Early Childhood Development and Education in Caribbean Countries was published by Caribbean Educational Publishers (2003) Ltd. This publication was edited by Caribbean experts in the field of Early Childhood Development, Dr. Carol Logie, Administrative Director of The University of the West Indies Family Development and Children’s Research Centre and Lecturer at the School of Education, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago together with Professor Jaipaul L. Roopnarine, Adjunct Professor of Teaching and Leadership in the School of Education at Syracuse University; and a Research Scientist at the Family Development and Children’s Research Centre at The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago.

The contributors of the edited volume, Issues and Perspectives in Early Childhood Development and Education in Caribbean Countries include: Jaipaul L. Roopnarine, Elsa Leo-Rhynie, Janet Brown,Pamela Gaskin, Jacqueline Sharpe, Natasha Mohammed, Carol Logie, Alice S. Honig, Marcelle De Govia ,Susan Gopaul ,Shenelle Boyce, Corinne Smith and Faith A.Harding.

The ten chapters in the book have been classified into two sections. Part one treats with issues related to childrearing practices, children’s nutritional status in the Caribbean, early mental health and pedagogical dilemmas in early childhood environments in the Caribbean. Part two presents various perspectives on child development and include perspectives on investing in inclusive education, home-based early intervention programmes, the role of non-governmental organisations in providing improved quality care in the Caribbean, infant and toddler care and social infrastructure in the Caribbean.

Issues and Perspectives in Early Childhood Development and Education in Caribbean Countries can be purchased at the following bookstores in Trinidad, West Indies:

  • The University of the West Indies Bookshop, St. Augustine, Trinidad
  • Mohammed's Bookstore Associates Ltd

For more information on Issues and Perspectives in Early Childhood Development and Education in Caribbean Countriesplease email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (868) 662-2002, Extension 84510.

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