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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
International Perspectives On Early Childhood Education And Care.
Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill Education, ©2013
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jan Georgeson; Jane Payler
|Description:||1 online resource (306 pages)|
|Contents:||International Perspectives on EarlyChildhood Education and Care; Contents; Figures; Tables; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Part 1 Setting the scene; 1 The Importance of International Perspectives; 2 Widening Awareness of International Approaches: Animperative for Twenty-First-Centuryearly Years Practitioners?; 3 International Recognition of Children's Rights and its Influenceon Early Childhood Education and Care: the Case of Zambia; Part 2 How Approaches have Developed; 4 Embedding Early Childhood Education and Care in the Socio Cultural Context: the Case of Italy. 5 The New Face of Early Childhood Inthe United States6 A Critique of Euro-Centric Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care in The Gambia; 7 Estonia: Socio-Historic and Political Influences on the Early Childhood Education and Care System; 8 Early Childhood Education in Norway and Sweden Today: Education for Democracy; PART 3 Workforce Issues; 9 South Africa: Who are the Earlyyears Practitioners and Where Dothey Work?; 10 The Quest for Quality Early Childhood Education and Care: Leadership in a Changing Political Context in England and Hong Kong. 11 India: Early Childhood Educatorsin Changing Patterns of Early Childhood Education and Care12 Early Childhood Education and Care in the Czech Republic: Recent Developments within Achanging Society; Part 4 Putting it Into Practice: Curriculum and Pedagogy; 13 Day to Day in Italian Preschools: Environments for Learning and Development; 14 A Day in the Life of a New Zealand Kindergarten Teacher: a Curriculum of Open Possibilities; 15 High Scope Today: Pedagogy for Learning and Development; 16 China: Pedagogy Today and the Move Towards Creativity. 17 Canada: Developing an Ethical Pedagogy and Curriculum18 Diverse Theories for Diverse Learners? The Australian Early Years Learning Framework; 19 Using Leuven Observation and Assessment Tools to Investigate Outdoor Provision; 20 Hungary: Kindergarten as a Public Education Institution; 21 The Japanese View of Nature and its Implications for the Teaching of Science in the Early Childhood Years; 22 Early Childhood Education and Carein the UK: Piece Meal Development Through Philanthropy, Propagation, Pluralism, and Pragmatism; Subject Index; Author Index.|