The Early Advantage 1 – Early Childhood Systems That Lead by Example
A Comparative Focus on International Early Childhood Education
Learn how exemplary countries are dealing with the challenges and joys of advancing the development of their youngest citizens.
In this book, Sharon Lynn Kagan and her contributors systematically examine how six diverse countries go about envisioning, designing and implementing their services to young children and their families. The Early Advantage 1 sheds light on new and exciting approaches to early childhood education and care (ECEC) that are contributing to the quality, equity, efficiency and sustainability of services for young children.
Brimming with fresh insights, the text provides concrete examples of successfully implemented strategies and methods that warrant attention from other countries wishing to improve their early childhood services.
- Presents ground-breaking approaches to early childhood policy, practice and service delivery from around the globe.
- Based on contributions from leading scholars and policymakers from six countries: Australia, England, Finland, Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore.
- Acknowledges the important role of culture in shaping the quality and array of services afforded to young children.
- Uses rigorous research that includes common designs, vetted protocols and repeated validations.
- Includes detailed country fact sheets with data on demographics, governmental expenditures, staff qualifications, mandated monitoring systems and more.
|Publish date||2018-11-02 00:00:00|
|Partner Name||Columbia Teachers College Press|
|Key Learning Area||Cross-Curricular|