Is ECD Inter-sectoral Coordination Too Complicated to Work?
June 15, 2016Washington DC

This event is part of the Early Learning Partnership virtual series.

Reports have asserted the importance of inter-sectoral coordination in a country in relation to early childhood development.  This webinar will share findings and examples from IEG’s Evaluation of World Bank Support for Early Childhood Development, highlighting challenges and potential solutions for inter-sectoral coordination at the country level with ministries and other partners to support the development of young children. 

  • Susan Caceres

    Sr. Education Specialist, World Bank
    Susan Caceres has worked in the field of education for 25 years in various capacities (teacher, school administrator, technical assistance provider, researcher, and evaluator). Within the World Bank's Independent Evaluation Group (IEG), her role is to evaluate and validate Human Development operations, particularly those supported by the World Bank's Education Global Practice. She was the task team leader for IEG’s Evaluation of World Bank Support for Early Childhood Development. Prior to her work in IEG, she created and monitored numerous early intervention and learning programs, including those for young children with disabilities.
  • Sian Williams

    Sian Williams is an independent consultant working on policy and programming for children in Jamaica, working across Caribbean Community countries since 1993. Sian has worked on long-term assignments with the University of the West Indies and with UNICEF. She also worked in the UK where she was responsible for the conceptualization and delivery of one of the first integrated early childhood services in the country under the Children Act 1989.
Event Information
  • Location: World Bank J Bldg 10-160: 701 18th St NW Washington DC
  • Time: 9:00-10:00am EST
  • Audio Connection: Toll: 1-650-479-3207 Access code: 731337136
  • Video Conference Meeting ID: 731337136
  • Video Conference Password: G3s8kK4H


Early Learning Partnership

The Early Learning Partnership is a multi-donor trust fund managed by the World Bank. The Partnership works with countries to promote early learning through research, policy planning, project design and finance.