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OECD Publishing, 2018
While the benefits of early childhood education and care (ECEC) services to better learning are now widely acknowledged, a widespread and accessible provision for these services also helps support gender equality in the workforce. In particular, the availability, intensity, reliability and affordability of ECEC play an important role in engaging…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Early Childhood Education, Womens Studies, Mothers
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Cincinnato, Sebastiano; De Wever, Bram; Van Keer, Hilde; Valcke, Martin – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2016
In this article, we address the issue of participation in adult education building on the cultural capital framework. This theoretical framework suggests that (educational) practices are affected by one's social background and, more precisely, by the cultural resources handed down in the family context. To examine the validity of this theoretical…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Socioeconomic Background, Cultural Capital, Participation
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Fujiura, Glenn T.; Rutkowski-Kmitta, Violet; Owen, Randall – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2010
Background: Statistics are critical in holding governments accountable for the well-being of citizens with disability. International initiatives are underway to improve the quality of disability statistics, but meaningful ID data is exceptionally rare. Method: The status of ID data was evaluated in a review of 12 national statistical systems.…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Well Being
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Bornstein, Marc H.; Hahn, Chun-Shin; Haynes, O. Maurice; Belsky, J.; Azuma, Hiroshi; Kwak, Keumjoo; Maital, Sharone; Painter, Kathleen M.; Varron, Cheryl; Pascual, Liliana; Toda, Sueko; Venuti, Paola; Vyt, Andre; de Galperin, Celia Zingman – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2007
A total of 467 mothers of firstborn 20-month-old children from 7 countries (103 Argentine, 61 Belgian, 39 Israeli, 78 Italian, 57 Japanese, 69 Korean, and 60 US American) completed the "Jackson Personality Inventory" (JPI), measures of parenting cognitions (self-perceptions and knowledge), and a social desirability scale. Our first…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Social Desirability, Mothers, Child Rearing
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. – 2003
The General Accounting Office (GAO) studied selected nations' policies to increase the number of older workers participating in the labor force. The main data collection activities were as follows: (1) an analysis of population and labor force data from eight high-income Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development member nations; (2) an…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Case Studies, Change Strategies, Comparative Analysis
Schuetze, Hans G., Ed.; Slowey, Maria, Ed. – 2000
This book contains 11 papers on higher education and lifelong learners. The following papers are included: "Traditions and New Directions in Higher Education: A Comparative Perspective on Non-Traditional Students and Lifelong Learners" (Hans G. Schuetze, Maria Slowey); "Austria: The Enduring Myth of the Full-Time Student: An…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Students, Change Strategies, Colleges
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (Germany). Inst. for Education. – 1999
This booklet, which was produced as a follow-up to the Fifth International Conference on Adult Education, presents examples of key areas where research is currently being conducted by various public and nongovernmental agencies and recommends ways to enhance communication among researchers. The first 75% of the booklet reviews recent research on…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning
GLASER, WILLIAM A., ED.; SILLS, DAVID L., ED. – 1966
A COMPILATION OF 47 SELECTIONS FROM BOOKS, JOURNALS, AND RESEARCH REPORTS IN THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES, THIS BOOK OF READINGS EITHER ABOUT VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATIONS OR WITH IMPLICATIONS FOR THEM IS ADDRESSED TO LEADERS, BOARD MEMBERS, WORKING VOLUNTEERS, AND STAFF MEMBERS OF VOLUNTARY ASSOCIATIONS AND TO BEHAVIORAL SCIENTISTS AND SOCIAL WORKERS…
Descriptors: Administration, Behavioral Science Research, Communication Skills, Decision Making