TADIKA.org is dedicated to the education of young children from birth until 8 years of age in Malaysia. It seeks to provide teachers, parents and interested individuals with resources and ideas on early childhood practice, policy and professional development.
copyright tadika.org 2010
John Arul Phillips
SHARE & Discuss........
You are invited to share and discuss ideas on any aspect of early childhood education in the blog provided. If you have any teaching-learning materials that you would like to share with others, do e-mail me.
This website is a work in progress and I hope to
complete it by end of 2011
Cost benefit research has indicated that investing in early childhood education programmes is cheaper and brings long term benefits that outperform investment in later stages of education.
"Tadika" is a Malay word derived from three words "taman didikan kanak-kanak" which literally means place or garden for the education of young children. Just like a plant in the garden, a child has to be nurtured and encouraged to wonder, think, feel, participate and imagine.
Towards Development of the holistic Malaysian child