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Kovari Helena, Pienihakkinen Kaisu, Pentti Alanen, December 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effects of the use of xylitol chewing gum instead of toothbrushing in the prevention of tooth decay among children in child care centers in Savonlinna, Finland
Miller Connie, Ferguson Elaine, November, 2003
An overview of the effects of workplace conditions, professional status and recognition, societal attitudes, policies, and education and training on recruitment and retention of qualified child care workers in Canada
Cummings Colleen, Todd Liz, Dyson Alan, October 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of program types and activities implemented in schools with the extended schools pathfinder funding, based on observations of schools and local education authorities participating in the extended schools pathfinder project in England
Dawson Tim, Berry Jane, Gillard Fiona, October, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of local governments' progress in and good practices guide for developing networks for family child care providers in the United Kingdom, based on case studies of local governments
Tapp Penelope, Stone Vanessa, October, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of an initiative in the United Kingdom to increase the retention of family child care providers by offering grants to providers when they have temporarily vacant child care slots, based on case studies of local grantmaking…
National Centre for Social Research (Great Britain), October, 2003
A paper examining the methodological issues involved in combining two child care surveys in the United Kingdom
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, October, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A study exploring child care quality indicators from children?s point of view in the United Kingdom
Siraj-Blatchford Iram, Sylva Kathy, Taggart Brenda, Melhuish Edward, Sammons Pam, Elliot Karen, October, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A study on the most effective pedagogy used to attain ?excellent? outcomes in cognitive and/or social behaviors in child care centers in the United Kingdom, using data from 14 case studies
Sylva Kathy, Melhuish Edward, Sammons Pam, Siraj-Blatchford Iram, Taggart Brenda, Elliot Karen, October, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A study of the influence of European preschool program quality on cognitive and social development of preschool children, and factors that contribute to program quality, such as program setting, home environment and education of instructors
Evangelou Maria, Sylva Kathy, October, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a short-term longitudinal study on the influence of the parental education program on the cognitive and emotional development of disadvantaged children in the Peers Early Education Partnership (PEEP) in Oxfordshire
Sweden. Skolverket (Sweden. National Agency for Education), September, 2003
Reports & Papers
A report providing a general description of how child care and education is organized in Sweden
Choi Soo-Hyang, September 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Excerpts from an interview with Dr. Jung Na, Senior Researcher at the Korean Educational Development Institute, on the Early Childhood Education Law component of the stalled 1997 proposal to reform South Korea?s early childhood care and education…
Sure Start (Programme), August, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study that investigated the extent of Great Britain?s Sure Start local program?s encouragement of men to take part in the local programs, including fathers? views of the program, the impact of fathers? involvement, and what aspects of…
Mitchell Linda, Cubey Pam, July, 2003
Literature Review
This synthesis brings together and analyses research evidence about professional development for teachers/educators in the early childhood education sector. The focus is on evidence about features of quality professional development related to…
Mitchell Linda, Cubey Pam, July, 2003
Executive Summary
The best evidence synthesis is derived from research that provides strong evidence of linkages to learning opportunities, experiences and outcomes for children. An important focus of the work is professional development in support of educational…