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De Mey, Wim, Ed.; Moens, Ellen, Ed.; Van Leeuwen, Karla, Ed.; Verhofstadt-Deneve, Leni, Ed. – 2000
Behavioral problems are the most common mental health problem in children and adolescents worldwide. For several decades there has been a growing body of scientific knowledge of the factors influencing the development of antisocial behavior. There are several intervention and prevention programs, the most effective of which activate parents,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adoption, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Problems
Vedder, Paul; And Others – 1996
In child care centers, parental involvement as well as staff sensitivity toward children and parents are essential for managing cultural diversity in a way that is beneficial for both migrant and indigenous families. Defining and improving the quality of center education from a multicultural perspective require discussions between staff and…
Descriptors: Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Rearing, Cultural Awareness, Day Care
Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, The Hague (Netherlands). – 1998
In the Netherlands, there is growing interest in the day care and education of young children, stemming from the increase in culturally different, multilingual pupils in recent years and the understanding that the first 2 years of primary education form the basis for a successful school career. This position paper of the Ministry of Education,…
Descriptors: Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
Singer, Elly – 1996
For too long, researchers and policy makers have considered themselves to be the only experts able to define quality in child care. That children, parents, and teachers have their own expertise in this area is often denied. This article explores the points of view of these three parties and attempts to demonstrate that researchers must be prepared…
Descriptors: Caregiver Attitudes, Caregiver Child Relationship, Caregiver Role, Childhood Attitudes
Netherlands Inst. of Care and Welfare, Utrecht. – 1999
Playing an important role in developing new social policies and introducing new methods, the Netherlands Institute of Care and Welfare (NIZW) is an independent foundation funded by a combination of private and public monies to conduct research and to develop and implement programs in five areas: (1) care and nursing; (2) organization of care; (3)…
Descriptors: Child Health, Child Welfare, Children, Day Care
Bennett, John, Ed. – 1998
Initiated by the government of the Netherlands and UNESCO, the European Policy Conference on Early Childhood Education focused on early childhood policy issues with special reference to the social integration of children and families at risk. The conference was organized around three themes including quality, accessibility and going-to-scale. This…
Descriptors: Access to Education, At Risk Persons, Conference Proceedings, Day Care
Hettinga, Claudia A.-M. – 1991
As part of two research projects on schools for the mentally retarded and their employment possibilities, this report describes the regular and special education systems in the Netherlands, examines the situation of adults who attended the special schools, and discusses segregative circumstances in the Netherlands. The first chapter provides an…
Descriptors: Adult Day Care, Adult Education, Day Care, Disabilities
Australian Dept. of Education, Canberra. – 1981
This document discusses research and thinking about several countries' experiences in providing early childhood education and services, and additionally, describes current early childhood education in the Australian states and territories. Following the first chapter's brief provision of background information about preschool education in…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy
Cornelisse, Martine; And Others – 1974
This report describes an experimental day care program in Amsterdam, begun in 1969 to investigate how a day care center could contribute towards the favorable development of children under four from unskilled and semiskilled families. Because it is only recently that day care for children under four has been used to any extent, this is the first…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Day Care, Evaluation Methods, Experimental Programs
Vernon, Hally – 1971
Preventive services, treatment services, and community health planning for the potentially and actually handicapped young child in Switzerland, Holland, and Israel are surveyed through visits and interviews with government, public and private agencies and institutions. Regarding preventive services, maintenance and/or integration of the natural…
Descriptors: Clinics, Community Health Services, Day Care, Day Care Centers
Jaffe, Ken – Child Care Information Exchange, 1998
Reports on developments regarding the expansion, quality enhancement, and identification of effective child care models around the world. Notes that several countries that have made substantial progress in developing innovative child care strategies are in the process of refining and broadening their programs. Highlights the program improvements…
Descriptors: Day Care, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries
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Lassbo, Goran; Hakvoort, Ilse – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 1999
Examined data of two studies concerning child upbringing norms and ideals, mothers' views on public child care services, and general tendencies in family ideology in eight European countries. Found contextual differences between the compared national samples related to such circumstances as socioeconomic status, family policies, and supply and…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Comparative Analysis, Day Care, Day Care Centers
Child Resource World Review, 1984
Articles contained in this first issue of the journal "Child Resource World Review" present information from a worldwide network of day care professionals. Specifically, Alice Honig compares child care in different countries. Sherrie K. Akinsanya reports on stressful aspects of early schooling for children in Nigeria. Sue Owen discusses…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Classroom Design, Community Development, Comparative Analysis
Evans, Judith L.; And Others – Coordinators' Notebook, 1995
This theme issue is devoted to discussions of early childhood policy issues. "Creating a Shared Vision: How Policy Affects Early Childhood Care and Development" (Judith L. Evans) defines policy, discusses the motivation for changing or creating national policy and the process for changing such policies, and provides a sample design for…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Change Strategies, Day Care, Early Childhood Education
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Gustafsson, Siv S.; Stafford, Frank P. – Future of Children, 1995
Examines the evolution of maternal employment and child care provision policies in the United States, Sweden, and the Netherlands. The analysis shows that child care policy is best viewed as one element among many. Tax codes, labor laws, parental leave policies, and cash assistance programs combine with child care policies to shape women's choices…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Day Care, Economic Impact, Employed Parents
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