Fortunately - Public Awareness Campaign

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The optimal development of the human brain largely depends on language. The number of words we hear, when and how they are introduced to us fuel our cognitive development, especially in the first 5 years of life. The way parents talk to their children and how much conversation occurs regularly contribute not only to the brain’s development and to a rich vocabulary, but also develop skills that can better prepare children for school.

OvidiuRo’s Role in 2018

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OvidiuRo’s main mission is to mobilize public and private resources to ensure that quality early education is available to Romania’s poorest children. OvidiuRo now focuses on providing high quality education materials, training teachers, and creating “Hubs for Literacy & Quality Early Education” in disadvantaged areas.

Leslie Hawke: Advocating for Diversity (interview)

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"I would take [anybody interested] to a Fiecare Copil in Gradinita program on “Read Aloud Day” when the parents have been invited to be there too. They would see for themselves that the Roma mothers love and delight in their children just as much as you and I do".