On March 26, the Center for Universal Education (CUE) and the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) co-hosted a half-day workshop entitled “Research on Early Childhood Development in Low Income Countries.” To open the day, CUE Senior Fellow Jacques van der Gaag stated that the meeting’s motivation was to take stock of the current body of research available and Dr. Martha Zaslow, Director of SRCD’s Office for Policy and Communications, addressed the need to chart future research priorities among researchers dedicated to the field of child development In developing countries so as to inform program and policy approaches.
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
University of Maryland
International Food Policy Research Institute
Inter-American Development Bank
World Bank, Indonesia
Save the Children
National Academy of Sciences
University of South Florida
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