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Support Early Childhood Development!


The University of Northampton’s School of Education has launched a short film outlining why Early Childhood Development must be at the heart of the United Nations’ post-2015 Development Goals. The video, premièred at the United Nations on Thursday 12th September, urges the decision makers to make a difference for all children and their families, regardless of where they are born.

You can read more about the campaign here – University news

You can watch the video here – Campaign for Early Childhood Development

To support the campaign you can sign the petition here – Sign the petition

You can use #Uni4children to join the discussion on Twitter. We were thrilled to find that today Eddie Izzard re-tweeted the tweet about the video to his three million plus followers!

Author: Jean

Senior Lecturer, Education at the University of Northampton. Admissions Tutor for the Foundation Degree Learning and Teaching.

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