Reggio Emilia is often considered the premire early childhood education program....and now it's in the middle east (the UAE to be exact). I'm not sure how successful it will be though. A hallmark of this program is its interdependence with the culture and city of Reggio Emilia, Italy (Brewer, 2007). Read more about it here.
Brewer, J.A. (2007). Introduction to early childhood education: From preschool to primary. Uppder Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Allyn Bacon.