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Gheorghe Camelia, Kacapor-Dzihic Zehra, 24 December, 2013
Reports & Papers
This document represents the Final Evaluation Report of the Project "Expanding Early Learning Opportunities for Vulnerable Children". The first chapter of the report provides an overview of the context and describes the main features of the Project…
Gheorghe Camelia, Kacapor-Dzihic Zehra, 24 December, 2013
Executive Summary
This document represents the Final Evaluation Report of the Project "Expanding Early Learning Opportunities for Vulnerable Children". The first chapter of the report provides an overview of the context and describes the main features of the Project…
Gheorghe Camelia, Kacapor-Dzihic Zehra, 24 December, 2013
Other
Appendices from an evaluation of an initiative to increase access to high-quality preschool education for vulnerable children in Serbia
Kroll Alexandra, Borck Rainald, 14 December, 2013
Reports & Papers
In Germany, formal child care coverage rates have increased markedly over the past few decades. The expansion in coverage is particularly pronounced for under 3 year-olds. The present paper is concerned with how mothers' mental and physical health…
Apps Patricia, Mendolia Silvia, Walker Ian, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper investigates the relationship between attendance at pre-school school and children's outcomes into early adulthood. In particular, we are interested in: child cognitive development at ages 11, 14 and 16; intentions towards tertiary…
Payler Jane, Georgeson Jan, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research and development with regard to interprofessional practice have extended over recent decades to early years services in children's centres (CCs). However, most children in England attend private and voluntary settings, rather than CCs. where…
Lippe Tanja van der, Frey Vincenz, Tsvetkova Milena, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The outsourcing of domestic tasks is an important strategy for coping with the competing time claims of the family and the workplace. Previous research explained the use of domestic help mainly in terms of financial and time constraints. In this…
Schober Pia S., Spiess C. Katharina, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We examine how children aged zero to 6 years with migration background and those who live with lone parents, or on low income or social assistance differ from other less disadvantaged groups in their use of formal ECEC services and non-formal…
Cheung Rebecca Hun Ping, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper reports the experiences of using a pedagogical framework for creative practices (PFCP) to support preschool teachers in fostering children's creativity in their classrooms. The PFCP includes five pedagogical components: (1) motivation; (2…
Phoon Hooi San, Abdullah Melissa Ng Lee Yen, Abdullah Anna Christina, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Multicultural early childhood education is necessary in a culturally diverse country like Malaysia. Preschool teachers play an important role in implementing multicultural education in the classroom. This paper reports the findings of a self-report…
Baxter Jennifer, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Many industrialised countries, Australia included, have experienced significant growth in maternal employment over recent decades, even among mothers of very young children. This has meant that many families have found different ways of managing…
Baxter Jennifer, December, 2013
Executive Summary
Many industrialised countries, Australia included, have experienced significant growth in maternal employment over recent decades, even among mothers of very young children. This has meant that many families have found different ways of managing…
Australia. Productivity Commission, December, 2013
Other
An overview of the system of child care and early learning services in Australia, including demand for, availability of, and cost of services, as well as government regulation and funding of services
O'Dwyer Mareesa V., Fairclough Stephen, Ridgers Nicky D., Knowles Zoe, Foweather Lawrence, Stratton Gareth, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early childhood is a critical time for promoting physical activity. Few studies have investigated the effect of interventions in this population. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of a school-based active play intervention on…
Konstantoni Kristina, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Young children's active participation is high on the UK's political, research and policy agendas; at least in rhetoric. However, critiques have emerged regarding the extent to which this rhetoric has been translated into practice and whether…