2011 The challenges facing early childhood care, development and education (ECCDE
) in an era of universal basic education in Nigeria, Early Chidhood Education Journal, Vol, 39 (2), p 161-167.
Bobboyi said that state governments had been mandated to set aside five per cent of 2016 TPD funds for capacity building of Early Child Care Development Education (ECCDE
) teachers and caregivers.
A Ministerial Strategic Plan (2016-2019) entitled 'Education for Change' being developed by the Federal Ministry of Education for the education sector also establishes that the pre-primary education is an important development that characterises Early Child Care and Development Education (ECCDE
), which has now been segmented into ECCDE
(age 0-5) and one year pre-primary education (age 5-6).