ERIC Number: ED474502
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Dec
Following Footsteps: ECD Tracer Studies.
Smale, Jim, Editor
Early Childhood Matters, n100 Dec 2002
This document consists of the single 2002 issue of The Bernard van Leer Foundation's "Early Childhood Matters," a periodical addressed to practitioners in the field of early childhood education and including information on projects funded by the Foundation. Articles in this issue focus on early childhood development tracer studies of former participants in early childhood programs, addressing theory and practice, reflection and planning, methodology, findings, and policy and programming. The articles include: (1) "Following Footsteps: ECD Tracer Studies" (Jim Smale); (2) "Tracer Studies: An Opportunity and a Challenge" (David P. Weikart); (3) "The Story Behind the Story: Tracing San Children in Botswana" (Willemien le Roux and Gaolatlhe Eirene Thupe); (4) "Tracer Studies and the Caribbean Support Initiative" (Susan Branker); (5) "Family Support Programmes" (Ann S. Epstein, Jeanne Montie, and David P. Weikart); (6) "Gender Differences in Personality Development" (Anne Njenga and Margaret Kabiru); and (7) "The Implications of Tracer Studies for Programme Development" (Henriette Heimgaertner). The issue includes information on Foundation publications and announcements related to Foundation activities. (HTH)
Descriptors: Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Early Childhood Education, Followup Studies, Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Parents, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Young Children
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bernard Van Leer Foundation, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers - Location: Botswana; Honduras; Ireland; Israel; Kenya; Spain; United States