ERIC Number: ED435477
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Early Childhood Matters: The Bulletin of the Bernard van Leer Foundation, 1999.
Smale, Jim, Ed.
Early Childhood Matters, n91-93 Feb-Oct 1999
This document consists of the three 1999 issues of The Bernard van Leer Foundation's "Early Childhood Matters." This periodical, addressed to practitioners in the field of early childhood education, evolved from an in-house publication directed to projects funded by the Bernard van Leer Foundation. Articles in the February 1999 edition include: (1) "Effectiveness for Children" (Smale); (2) "Reaching for the Moon" (Anandalakshmy); (3) Real Engagement by Children" (Bartlett); (4) "Tapping a Key Resource" (Tolfree and Woodhead); (5) "Peru: Children's Parliaments--Hearing Children" (Barrientos); (6) "India: Bal Sansad--Children's Parliaments"; and (7) "Driving a Car for the First Time: Teachers, Caregivers and a Child-Driven Approach" (Meerdink). The June 1999 issue focuses on effective early childhood development (ECD) programs at international, governmental, regional, and country levels. The articles include: (1) "Ireland: Strengthening Families for Life" (Hazlett); (2) "Bolivia: Costs and Benefits" (van der Gaag and Tan); (3) "Early Childhood Development as an International Policy Issue" (Landers); (4) "Kenya: Working for Viability through Project Partners" (Jahani); (5) "Southern Africa: Guidelines for Good Practice" (Moshoeshoe); and (6) "Cambodia: Continuing to Learn--For the Benefit of Children" (Redd Barna Combodia). Articles in the October 1999 issue are: (1) "Mapping the Contours of Effective Programming: The Effectiveness Initiative 1999- 2002"; (2) "When ECD Works: Mapping the Contours of Effective Programming" (Salole and Evans); and (3) "Stories We Tell, Moments That Stay with Us" (Ilfeld). Each issue contains information on foundation publications and announcements related to foundation activities. (KB)
Descriptors: Child Development, Childhood Attitudes, Culturally Relevant Education, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Newsletters, Personal Narratives, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Young Children
Bernard van Leer Foundation, P.O. Box 82334, 2508 EH, The Hague, The Netherlands. Tel: +31(0)70-351-2040.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bernard Van Leer Foundation, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Bolivia; Cambodia; India; Kenya; Netherlands; Peru