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ERIC Number: EJ656285
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0966-9760
The Curriculum Experiences of Pre-School Children in Northern Ireland: Classroom Practices in Terms of Child-Initiated Play and Adult-Directed Activities.
Guimaraes, Sofia; McSherry, Kathleen
International Journal of Early Years Education, v10 n2 p85-94 Jun 2002
Examined whether activities in the preschool curriculum across Northern Ireland are more adult-directed or child-directed. Findings from observations of 71 preschool settings showed that the curriculum of most reception settings was more adult-directed, while most nursery schools, play groups, and private day nurseries adopted a child-initiated approach. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)