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International perspectives on early childhood education and care

Author: Jan Georgeson; Jane Payler
Publisher: Maidenhead, Berkshire ; New York : Open University Press, 2013.
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This book discusses key influential approaches to ECEC across the world, considering less well-known systems to broaden thinking.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Georgeson; Jane Payler
ISBN: 9780335245918 0335245919 0335245927 9780335245925
OCLC Number: 820107323
Description: xv, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Setting the scene. The importance of international perspectives / Jan Georgeson, Jane Payler and Verity Campbell-Barr --
Widening awareness of international approaches : an imperative for twenty-first-century early years practitioners? / Valerie Huggins --
International recognition of children's rights and its influence on early childhood education and care : the case of Zambia / Julia Morgan --
How approaches have developed. Embedding early childhood education and care in the socio-cultural context : the case of Italy / Federica Caruso --
The new face of early childhood in the United States / Nancy McDermott --
A critique of euro-centric perspectives on early childhood education and care in the Gambia / Rebecca Carter Dillon --
Estonia : socio-historic and political influences on the early childhood education and care system / Kerstin Kööp --
Early childhood education in Norway and Sweden today : education for democracy / Elin Ødegaard --
Workforce issues. South Africa : who are the early years practitioners and where do they work? / Hasina Banu Ebrahim --
The quest for quality early childhood education and care : leadership in a changing political context in England and Hong Kong / Verity Campbell-Barr, Caroline Leeson and Dora Ho --
India : early childhood educators in changing patterns of early childhood education and care / Chandrika Devarakonda --
Early childhood education and care in the Czech Republic : recent developments within a changing society / Philip Selbie and Alena Držalová --
Putting it into practice : curriculum and pedagogy. Day to day in Italian preschools : environments for learning and development / Paolo Sorzio --
A day in the life of a New Zealand kindergarten teacher : a curriculum of open possibilities / Carmen Dalli --
HighScope today : pedagogy for learning and development / Beth Marshall --
China : pedagogy today and the move towards creativity / Keang-Ieng (Peggy) Vong --
Canada : developing an ethical pedagogy and curriculum / Anne Hunt --
Diverse theories for diverse learners? : the Australian early years learning framework / Joce Nuttall and Susan Edwards --
Using Leuven observation and assessment tools to investigate outdoor provision / Annie Davy --
Hungary : kindergarten as a public education institution / Éva Kovácsné Bakosi ; translated by Zsuzsa Megyesiné Varga --
The Japanese view of nature and its implications for the teaching of science in the early childhood years / Manabu Sumida --
Early childhood education and care in the UK : piecemeal development through philanthropy, propagation, pluralism, and pragmatism / Jane Payler, Jan Georgeson and Karen Wickett.
Responsibility: edited by Jan Georgeson and Jane Payler.

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