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Brooker Liz, March, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Childminders in England have historically been seen as marginal providers of childcare, fulfilling Bruner's description of the service as an 'accordion pleat' in provision. This article outlines the history and current position of childminders in…
Goff Jenny, Hall James, Sylva Kathy, Smith Teresa, Smith George, Eisenstadt Naomi, Sammons Pam, Evangelou Maria, Smees Rebecca, Chu Kityu, July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Findings from an evaluation of services provided by children's centers, which offer integrated, comprehensive early childhood and family services in England, that examine center partnership working methods, leadership and management, evidence-based…
Goff Jenny, Hall James, Sylva Kathy, Smith Teresa, Smith George, Eisenstadt Naomi, Sammons Pam, Evangelou Maria, Smees Rebecca, Chu Kityu, July, 2013
Executive Summary
A summary of findings from an evaluation of services provided by children's centers, which offer integrated, comprehensive early childhood and family services in England, that examine center partnership working methods, leadership and management,…
Goff Jenny, Hall James, Sylva Kathy, Smith Teresa, Smith George, Eisenstadt Naomi, Sammons Pam, Evangelou Maria, Smees Rebecca, Chu Kityu, July, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of findings from an evaluation of services provided by children's centers, which offer integrated, comprehensive early childhood and family services in England, that examine center partnership working methods, leadership and management,…
Tanner Emily, Agur Maya, Hussey David, Hall James, July, 2012
Reports & Papers
Findings from an evaluation of services provided by children's centers, which offer integrated, comprehensive early childhood and family services in England, that profile characteristics of centers in the most deprived areas, including their…
Tanner Emily, Agur Maya, Hussey David, Hall James, July, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of findings from an evaluation of services provided by children's centers, which offer integrated, comprehensive early childhood and family services in England, that profile characteristics of centers in the most deprived areas, including…
Cheshire Hayley, Brown Victoria, Wollny Ivonne, Blackburn Clare, Read Janet, Purdon Susan, Abbott David, November, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of Disabled Children's Access to Childcare (DCATCH), a pilot program in England to reduce barriers to accessing child care for disabled children and their families, that examines impacts on families' child care arrangements,…
Cheshire Hayley, Brown Victoria, Wollny Ivonne, Blackburn Clare, Read Janet, Purdon Susan, Abbott David, November, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of Disabled Children's Access to Childcare (DCATCH), a pilot program in England to reduce barriers to accessing child care for disabled children and their families, that examines impacts on families' child care…
Abbott David, Kotecha Mehul, Scott Sara, Jessiman Patricia, Kazimirski Anne, Read Janet, Blackburn Clare, July, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of Disabled Children's Access to Childcare, a pilot program in England to reduce barriers to accessing child care for disabled children and their families, that examines families' experiences of the program and characteristics of…
Abbott David, Kotecha Mehul, Scott Sara, Jessiman Patricia, Kazimirski Anne, Read Janet, Blackburn Clare, July, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of Disabled Children's Access to Childcare, a pilot program in England to reduce barriers to accessing child care for disabled children and their families, that examines families' experiences of the program and…
Gibb Jennifer, Jelicic Helena, La Valle Ivana, Gowland Sally, Kinsella Rachel, Jessiman Patricia, Ormston Rachel, June, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of the implementation of a program that offers free early education to disadvantaged 2-year-old children in England that examines program targeting, sustainability, service integration, quality, and flexibility, based on case studies of 8…
Gibb Jennifer, Jelicic Helena, La Valle Ivana, Gowland Sally, Kinsella Rachel, Jessiman Patricia, Ormston Rachel, June, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the implementation of a program that offers free early education to disadvantaged 2-year-old children in England that examines program targeting, sustainability, service integration, quality, and flexibility, based on case…
Gibb Jennifer, Jelicic Helena, La Valle Ivana, Gowland Sally, Kinsella Rachel, Jessiman Patricia, Ormston Rachel, June, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of the implementation of a program that offers free early education to disadvantaged 2-year-old children in England that examines program targeting, sustainability, service integration, quality, and flexibility, based on case…
Hunt Stephen, Virgo Susan, Klett-Davies Martina, Page Anne, Apps Joanna, June, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of early home learning in England before and after 2-to-4-year-old children enter child care and the role of child care staff in supporting early home learning, based on baseline interviews with 339 parents, six-month follow-up interviews…
Hunt Stephen, Virgo Susan, Klett-Davies Martina, Page Anne, Apps Joanna, June, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of early home learning in England before and after 2-to-4-year-old children enter child care and the role of child care staff in supporting early home learning, based on baseline interviews with 339 parents, six-month follow-up…