ERIC Number: ED369519
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Educare in Europe. Report of the European Child Care Conference (Copenhagen, Denmark, October 1992).
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
This collection of eight essays examines the current and future status of early childhood education and care (educare), focusing on Europe but also addressing issues applicable to the wider world. The essays are: (1) "Early Childhood Intervention: An Overview of Practice North and South" (John Bennett); (2) "Developing the Child's Conception of Learning" (Ingrid Pramling); (3) Do Early Childhood Services Need a Coherent and Comprehensive Approach?" (Peter Moss); (4) "Children's Living Conditions, Secular Changes, and Childhood Mythology" (Dion Sommer); (5) "The Key to Quality is Qualifying the Teachers" (Mogens Nielsen); (6) "Appropriate Developmental Early Childhood Education" (David Weikart); (7) "The Experience of Reggio Emilia, a Place Where Adults and Children Learn Together" (Tiziana Filippini); and (8) "Epilogue" (Steen Larsen), a look at the importance of children's informal learning, which begins at birth. (MDM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Comprehensive Programs, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Educational Quality, Family Environment, Foreign Countries, Learning Processes, Reggio Emilia Approach, Student Centered Curriculum, Teacher Education, Young Children
The Young Child and the Family Environment Project, UNESCO, 7, Place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).