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Conference Paper: Facilitating the development of the under threes: observations from Hong Kong

TitleFacilitating the development of the under threes: observations from Hong Kong
Authors
Issue Date2011
PublisherARNEC Conference 2011.
Citation
The 2011 Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Early Childhood (ARNEC), Singapore, 8-10 November 2011. In ARNEC Conference 2011 Final Program, 2011, p. 56 How to Cite?
AbstractThe Hong Kong government has always maintained that the primary responsibility for young children rests with the family and has a number of policies in place to support the development of young children. Hong Kong boasts of one of the lowest infant- and under-five mortality rates in the world and does well on other health indices. However, the territory is not without problems. For example, the high geni co-efficient signals inequality. Children from socially disadvantaged backgrounds have less stimulating home environments and less access to opportunities which promote early development. On the other hand ...
DescriptionConference Theme: Early Experiences matter: Policies and Practices for Ensuring the Holistic Development for Very Young Children
Concurrent Session 6: Presentation 6-4
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/149268

 

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dc.contributor.authorLau, CGLen_US
dc.contributor.authorLee, DPLen_US
dc.contributor.authorRao, Nen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-06-22T06:33:33Z-
dc.date.available2012-06-22T06:33:33Z-
dc.date.issued2011en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 2011 Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Early Childhood (ARNEC), Singapore, 8-10 November 2011. In ARNEC Conference 2011 Final Program, 2011, p. 56en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/149268-
dc.descriptionConference Theme: Early Experiences matter: Policies and Practices for Ensuring the Holistic Development for Very Young Children-
dc.descriptionConcurrent Session 6: Presentation 6-4-
dc.description.abstractThe Hong Kong government has always maintained that the primary responsibility for young children rests with the family and has a number of policies in place to support the development of young children. Hong Kong boasts of one of the lowest infant- and under-five mortality rates in the world and does well on other health indices. However, the territory is not without problems. For example, the high geni co-efficient signals inequality. Children from socially disadvantaged backgrounds have less stimulating home environments and less access to opportunities which promote early development. On the other hand ...-
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherARNEC Conference 2011.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofARNEC Conference 2011 Final Programen_US
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleFacilitating the development of the under threes: observations from Hong Kongen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailRao, N: nrao@hku.hken_US
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