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ERIC Number: ED534599
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Oct
Pages: 64
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 86
ISBN: N/A
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Competence Requirements in Early Childhood Education and Care. Final Report
Urban, Mathias; Vandenbroeck, Michel; Lazzari, Arianna; Van Laere, Katrien; Peeters, Jan
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This report presents the findings of a European research project jointly conducted by the University of East London (UEL) and the University of Ghent (UGent). The "study on competence requirements in early childhood education and care" (CoRe) explored conceptualisations of "competence" and professionalism in early childhood practice, and identified systemic conditions for developing, supporting and maintaining competence at all layers of the early childhood system. The European Commission Directorate-General for Education and Culture commissioned the research conducted between January 2010 and May 2011. In the light of the research findings, and intensive consultations with key stakeholders in ECEC [early childhood education and care] in Europe, CoRe has developed policy recommendations, which are also part of this report. (Contains 31 footnotes and 4 tables.)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Higher Education; Preschool Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: European Union