ERIC Number: ED428883
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Global Perspectives on Early Childhood Education. Proceedings from the Global Perspectives on Early Childhood Education Workshop (Washington, DC, April 6-7, 1999).
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.
A workshop on Global Perspectives on Early Childhood Education brought together leading experts on preschool education and early learning in other countries. The workshop was intended to stimulate the exchange of ideas on early childhood education by providing an opportunity for early childhood educators, researchers, and policy experts from around the world to meet and discuss common concerns. This document contains the papers presented at that workshop. The papers and presenters are as follows: (1) "Global Perspectives on Early Childhood Education: Keynote Address" (Jerome Bruner); (2) "Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC): Preschool Policies and Programs in the OECD Countries" (Sheila Kamerman); (3) "Italian Early Childhood Education: Variations on a Cultural Theme" (Rebecca New); (4) "Early Learning and Human Development: The Turkish Early Enrichment Program" (Cigdem Kagitcibasi); (5) "Comments on Early Education" (Robert Myers); and (6) "Beyond the 'Average Native': Cultural Models of Early Childhood Education in Japan" (Susan Holloway). Each chapter contains references. (KB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Spencer Foundation, Chicago, IL.; Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.; Foundation for Child Development, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Italy; Japan; North America; Turkey