ERIC Number: ED180669
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Daycare for Small Children. A Debate Report by the Family Aid Commission: A Summary.
Ministry of Education and Social Affairs, Stockholm (Sweden).
A Swedish report on day care for children between the ages of 7 months and 3 years is summarized in English in this document. Preparation of the original report involved reviewing Swedish and foreign research concerning day nursery for the very young and conducting exploratory and evaluative studies of small children in day nurseries. Chapter by chapter summaries are included on: (1) child care in the community, (2) knowledge and beliefs concerning day nurseries and the very young, (3) pedagogics and the content of work with small children, (4) introducing new children and parents to day nurseries, (5) cooperation between day nurseries and family day care homes, (6) integration of different age groups in day nurseries, (7) parent participation, and (8) small children--day nurseries--and infections. (JMB)
Descriptors: Age Groups, Cognitive Development, Community Characteristics, Community Surveys, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Family Day Care, Foreign Countries, Health Conditions, Heterogeneous Grouping, Infants, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Participation, Peer Relationship, Preschool Children, Teaching
Publication Type: Reports - General; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education and Social Affairs, Stockholm (Sweden).