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ERIC Number: ED369525
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 18
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Early Childhood and Pre-School Education in Denmark.
Engberg, Agnete
This booklet examines present and future trends in early childhood and preschool education in Denmark. Section one, "Principles and Trends: Joint Responsibility," examines the demographics of Danish families, the government's role in early childhood education and day care, and recent political initiatives. Section two, "The Present Situation with Regard to Legislation and Statistics," describes the types of early childhood educational institutions in Denmark and lists their enrollment. Section three, "Aims and Methods Laid Down and Applied in Preschool Institutions," describes the operation and curriculum of day nurseries, kindergartens, and preschools. Section four, "Children with Special Needs," explains how children with special needs, such as those with mental or physical handicaps or the children of immigrants and refugees, are educated. Section five, "Training of Preschool Teachers," outlines the training program of the nation's 23 kindergarten teacher training colleges. (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education and Research, Copenhagen (Denmark).
Identifiers - Location: Denmark