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UNESCO calls for more affordable early education

National News // By Tay Kinnear // Feb. 28, 2019

The UN body UNESCO is calling on the Swiss government to do more for pre-school children.

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The Swiss branch of the international body says there needs to be more affordable child care and early education opportunities, especially for children from lower income families.

A report from UNESCO says children who have good education and care in their early years are more successful and happier in later life.

The report acknowledges there has been progress in the past few years and parliament has extended a programme to provide more creche are care centres.


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