Save The Children India focus on aspects of provision of a eclectic early childhood education curriculum where strains from different pedagogies have been creatively put together to meet the needs of the preschool child, The primary beneficiary of the intervention is young preschool child from a disadvantaged background and overall aims to bring holistic development with equal focus on the physical, cognitive, language, social, emotional, and creative domains of development.
In India,t he importance of early childhood education and care is imbibed in cultures and traditions and were primarily set in the context of joint families, through traditional childcare and child-rearing practices, which were commonly shared and passed on from one generation to another. However with the growing urban poverty and migration to cities by the families, disturbs the natural settings of home, family and community and hence require support to provide early age learning for children.
Save The Children India's Balwadi Program aims to extend high quality services to improve the functioning and the processes of the government run and community preschools. The primary beneficiary of all our endeavors being the young preschool child from a socially and financially disadvantaged background and our overall aim being his/her holistic development with equal focus on the physical, cognitive, language, social, emotional, and creative domains of development.
Save The Children India ensures that the Early Childhood Care and Education provided through the trained teachers facilitate optimum development of the child's full potential and lay the foundation for all round development and lifelong learning.