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Singer Elly, Wong Sandie, March, 2021
Other
Peer Reviewed
We discuss oral history interviews with academics who laid the foundation of research and pedagogies in daycare for under three-year-olds in Europe and North and South America since the 1970s. Their work is clearly embedded in the social-political…
Coelho Vera, Astrom Frida, Nesbitt Kimberly Turner, Sjoman Madeleine, Farran Dale Clark, Bjorck-Akesson Eva, Christopher Caroline Heaton, Granlund Mats, Almqvist Anna-Lena, Grande Catarina, Pinto Ana Isabel, Q2 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Across countries, there are important differences related to the goals, organization, and educational philosophies of care provided to young children prior to formal schooling. Those differences are likely reflected in the classroom practices and…
Jackson Jacklyn Kay, Jones Jannah, Nguyen Hanh, Davies Isabella, Lum Melanie, Grady Alice, Yoong Sze Lin, 19 January, 2021
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed

As a strategy for early childhood obesity prevention, a variety of dietary behavior and physical activity policies and guidelines published by leading health agencies and early childhood education and care (ECEC) licensing and accreditation…

Melnick Hanna, Plasencia Sara, April, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This research review summarizes what is known about the extent to which COVID-19 spreads in child care and preschool programs. It synthesizes findings from 11 studies that measure transmission in these settings, both in the United States and…
Edwards Susan, May 20 2021
Literature Review

This paper reports the findings of an integrative review of the literature conducted to gain insight into the relationship between process quality, curriculum and pedagogy. Process quality attends to those aspect of early childhood education and…

Tanrikulu Ibrahim, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined prevalence, types, bully and victim characteristics, times and places bullying occur, relationship between class size and bullying, and relationship between teachers' level of education and preschool bullying. Participants were a…
Balladares Jaime, Kankaras Milos, 28 January, 2020
Reports & Papers
This study aimed to explore the effectiveness of ECEC programmes by analysing the relationship between students' ECEC attendance and their later academic proficiency using PISA 2015 data. PISA results show that across the OECD countries, students…
Nicholson Julie Marie, Kuhl Katie, Maniates Helen, Lin Betty, Bonetti Sara, January, 2020
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
With the increasing acknowledgement of the benefits of early childhood education, there is a need to ask critical questions about whether ample leadership exists for guiding ambitious systemic change in the field. This review of leadership in early…
Aslan Ozge Metin, March, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this research is to examine cultural difference in Turkish and American preschoolers' play, aggression and victimization behaviours. The research has been performed in a nursery school affiliated to a university in one of the big…
Sulisworo Dwi, Rohmadheny Prima Suci, Fatimah Nur, Arif Dikdik Baehaqy, Saifuddin Much Fuad, May, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study aims to make predictions of online learning during the COVID-19 mitigation period by using Analytic Learning Techniques. Learning is done using Moodle as the learning management system. The primary statistical technique used in this study…
Ivrendi Asiye, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In the world of child play, where do adults stand? What is the place of adults in children's play? These questions have been considered in the literature regarding play in efforts to provide children with ample play opportunities. This study aims to…
Takagi Yumiko, Batten Paul, Rattenborg Karen, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
International collaborative research has great value in helping each of the participant’s view their respective situations from novel and various perspectives. When people involved in the same work tackle problems from different perspectives, new…
Bulut Ayhan, March, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this study, pre-school education systems in the five permanent member states of the UN, United States, Russia, China, the United Kingdom (UK) and France, were analyzed and compared with the pre-school education system in Turkey in various ways.…
Blewitt Claire, Morris Heather, Nolan Andrea, Jackson Kylie, Barrett Helen, Skouteris Helen, July, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
High-quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) programmes can strengthen the social, emotional and cognitive skills that are crucial for future learning and wellbeing. Teacher-child interactions are the most vital component of ECEC service…
Robertson Natalie, Yim Hoi Yin Bonnie, Paatsch Louise, March, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Dramatic play is a typical activity that provides many benefits for preschool children's learning and development. This paper presents the findings of a mixed-method study that examined the level of preschool children's involvement in dramatic play…