Elena Nitecki ( email@example.com) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Early Childhood and Childhood Education at Mercy College. Elena earned her doctoral degree from Temple University and has a background in early childhood education and social work. Her research focuses on various topics related to early childhood education.
Written by Elena Nitecki
The World Development Report (WDR) recognizes the importance of the formative years, which is a positive step toward addressing many problems facing children and families. It was refreshing to read that issues like poverty, malnutrition, pre- and post-natal care, and parent education (pp. 9, 21, 112) are acknowledged as powerful...#WDR2018 Reality Check #19: Early Childhood in the WDR 2018: Acknowledged, but Still Rooted in Western-Centric and Economically-Focused Thinking by Helge Wasmuth and Elena Nitecki