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El-Attar Mayssun, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this paper we investigate whether trust has an effect on the choice of child care technology and on female labor force participation. Mothers with less trust in others may decide to stay at home with their child instead of working. To do this, we…
Van Lancker Wim, Ghysels Joris, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Childcare services are increasingly regarded as a major policy lever to mitigate social inequalities. Such services are believed to be effective in reducing poverty and increasing employment rates by allowing both parents to engage in paid…
Wong Sandie, Sumsion Jennifer, December, 2013
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
This article reports on the findings of a thematic review of research literature about integrated early years services (IEYS) [1995-2012]. Four themes are discussed: broad support for IEYS; critiques of claims about IEYS; a focus on inter-…
Mahon Rianne, Brennan Deborah, Winter 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
How does federal state architecture affect the design of welfare? We explore the development of childcare and parental leave in Canada and Australia to address this question. Both countries are considered liberal welfare regimes, but their federal…
Plantenga Janneke, Scheele Alexandra, Peeters Jan, Rastrigina Olga, Piscova Magdalena, Thevenon Olivier, November, 2013
Other
In 2002, the European Council decided in Barcelona to set targets for the availability of childcare facilities. Member States agreed to provide childcare by 2010 to at least 90 % of children between 3 years old and the mandatory school age and to at…
Kagan Sharon Lynn, Castillo Elise, Gomez Rebecca E., Gowani Saima, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Around the world, there is an increasing focus on the importance of the early years, with growing numbers of countries specifying early learning and development standards. The authors find that differences in country context and pre-primary service…
Akgunduz Yusuf Emre, Plantenga Janneke, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Traditionally, the success of child care policies has been studied in terms of their effects on labour force participation and fertility. We take a slightly different perspective by looking at the impact of child care policies on time allocated to…
Wartella Ellen, Blackwell Courtney K., Lauricella Alexis R., Robb Michael B., October, 2013
Reports & Papers
In 2012, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media at Saint Vincent College released the joint position statement, Technology and Interactive Media as…
Mateo Diaz Mercedes, Rodriguez-Chamussy Lourdes, October, 2013
Other
Reliable and affordable non-parental childcare is intimately related to female participation and other outcomes in the labor market given the conflicting demand for women's time on both, work and care activities. In terms of policy, public provision…
Erhel Christine, Guergoat-Lariviere Mathilde, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Using the EU-SILC database (2005-06) for twenty-four European countries, this article develops a comparative perspective on labor market situations of women and mothers with very young children in relation to labor market institutions and policies (…
De Decker Ellen, De Craemer Marieke, De Bourdeaudhuij Ilse, Wijndaele Katrien, Duvinage Kristin, Androutsos Odysseas, Iotova Violeta, Lateva Mina, Fernandez-Alvira Juan Miguel, Zych Kamila, Manios Yannis, Cardon Greet, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Sedentary behavior refers to activities involving sitting down and reclining (eg, watching TV, using the computer) and has been associated with different health outcomes. In preschool, children are sedentary for 50% to 80% of the time, in the…
Hard Louise, Jonsdottir Arna H., September, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Leadership continues to be an energetically debated and contentious concept. In many contexts it elicits heated and robust discussion and illustrates a degree of disenchantment with the enactment of leadership by corporate moguls, politicians and…
Arnold Cath, Brennan Carmel, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The research project described in this article began because two early childhood organisations, one in England and the other in Ireland, were interested in sharing their ideas about pedagogy. The proposal was to collect data about pedagogic…
Leung Chi-Hung, Wong Kit-mei Betty, Wong Judith, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A dual analysis was used to examine the conceptions of learning of both pre-service and in-service early childhood teaching students. Four hundred and sixty one students were asked to rank six statements about conceptions of learning. The samples of…
Araujo Maria Caridad, Lopez Boo Florencia, Puyana Juan Manuel, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
This study collects and systematizes detailed, updated and comparable information about the design, management, funding and quality of child development services in Latin America and the Caribbean. It focuses on two types of programs serving…