The History Of Early Childhood Education In The Dominican Republic

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Throughout this paper you will learn about Early Childhood Education in a Foreign country. The background of the country, their culture, their government, and education system. While on the journey of getting ready to become an Early Child Educator it is important to learn more about the diversity and different teaching styles that some of your students or parents might come from. Learning about different cultures and teaching styles will help you better understand and communicate with you students and parents. I opted to research Early Childhood Education in the Dominican Republic. The nation did not relish full independence until 1844, when it emerged from twenty-two years of vocation by Haiti; this liberation came later than that of most Latin American countries. (unicef.org). The Dominican Republic has faced many hardships and perpetuates to emerge being an independent country. “It has been estimated that the country's total population in mid-1990 will total remotely more than 7 million. Magnification had been high since official census taking commenced in 1920. The rate peaked during the 1950s at 3.6 percent per year. During the 1960s and the 1970s, the population grew at 2.9 percent annually; by the mid-1980s, the rate was thought to be roughly 2.5 percent.” (unicef.ogd). In the past four decades the birth rate has astringently decremented due to woman utilizing contraceptives, because the population is so sizably voluminous in the Dominican Republic there is a high desideratum for edification. Education is the most paramount building block in every person’s life, without Education you cannot get an authentic vocation and build a life. Dominicans have migrated from rural areas to the cities. The capital, Santo Domingo, ha... ... middle of paper ... ...in the Dominican Republic they teach the children the history of the Dominican Republic as well as other countries one of them being in the United States. Although the Dominican Republic is considered a third World country they are very rich in their culture and it is impressive that regardless of different difficult events the country might encounter for example the Hurricane George. When Hurricane George hit in 1998, the funding became scarce before and after. The damages to the school facilities were numerous and the Dominican Republic continues to recover. There are parents that work hard to be able to send their children to private schools in order for their kids not to miss out on their education. Regardless of the poverty and dropout rate the Dominican Republic adult literacy rates at 83%. , what the http://www.everyculture.com/Cr-Ga/Dominican-Republic.html

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