ERIC Number: ED361064
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
The Road to Accreditation. Readings on Early Education and Care.
This document provides a collection of articles, speeches, and newsletter excerpts covering the accreditation of child care programs in Australia and the United States. The collection contains the following speeches and articles: (1) "The Road to Accreditation," on the history of accreditation in the two countries; (2) "The Case for Child Care Accreditation"; (3) "Standards for Australian Program Accreditation System: A Review of Program Evaluation Models"; (4) "Australian Early Childhood Association Position Paper: An Accreditation System for Early Childhood Programs Starting with Centre-Based Long Day Care"; (5) "NAEYC's Center Accreditation Project: Goals and Philosophy"; (6) "Three Components of High Quality Early Childhood Programs: Physical Environment, Health and Safety, and Nutrition"; (7) "Progress Report on the Center Accreditation Project"; (8) "Promote Your National Center Accreditation"; (9) "Sue Bredekamp's Address to the Council of Australian Early Childhood Association, December 1989", concerning the development of the U.S. accreditation system and how it works; (10) "Voluntary Accreditation: The New South Wales Experience"; and (11) "Accreditation--Go for It!" on caregivers' positive response to changes brought about by accreditation. Newsletter excerpts on accreditation from the Australian Early Childhood Association's Newsletter from April 1990 to October 1992 are also included. (MM)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, Day Care, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Family Day Care, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Program Evaluation
Australian Early Childhood Association, Inc., P.O. Box 105, Watson, Australian Capital Territory 2602, Australia ($17.50, Australian).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Australian Early Childhood Association, Inc., Watson.
Identifiers - Location: Australia