Making Preschool a Priority

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Children at a preschool in Zanzibar © UNICEF/Robin Baptista

At a preschool in Zanzibar, children learn to count with painted shells. Quality preschool programs don’t have to be expensive: teachers can use everyday objects, like these shells, that can be found easily in their surroundings.

The regional workshop “Affordable Quality Pre-Primary Education” was held this week in Zanzibar with 13 African countries. It helped participants to put into practice the lessons from quality pre-primary programs and expand them to all children, even the most marginalized.

Read the blog by Aglaia Zafeirakou: “Quality preschool education for all: Is it possible?

Sub-Saharan Africa


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