Research seminar: September 19, 2017

"The experimenting society: improving quality at scale in early childhood development programs in Latin America"

September 29, 2017

Hiro Yoshikawa, PhD
Courtney Sale Ross Professor of Education
New York University

Hiro Yoshikawa discusses the monitoring and quality improvement process in early childhood development programs in Latin America, including program and policy evidence and innovations in Chile, Colombia and Peru.

Hirokazu Yoshikawa is a developmental and community psychologist who studies the effects on of programs and policies related to early childhood development and immigration. He is co-director, with Larry Aber, of the Global TIES for Children Center at New York University, which focuses on program and policy evaluation to improve child and youth development in low- and middle-income and conflict-affected countries. His recent books include “Cradle to Kindergarten: A New Plan to Combat Inequality” and “Immigrants Raising Citizens: Undocumented Parents and Their Young Children.”

The Cynthia and Duncan Campbell Lecture on Childhood Relationships, Risk and Resilience is presented annually and made possible by Cindy and Duncan Campbell.