ERIC Number: EJ1112986
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
Exploring Options in Early Childhood Care in Singapore: Programs and Roles
Zhang, Kaili C.
Childhood Education, v92 n5 p377-382 2016
Early childhood care options and practices differ around the world, as influenced by societal perspectives and needs. As early educators and policymakers around the world work to improve education and care services to better serve young children and their families, we must consider context-specific values and standards of quality to ensure early education benefits the young children it serves. This article highlights the existing child care service system in Singapore, focusing on its unique features, challenges to enhance quality, and future possibilities.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Educational Practices, Educational Opportunities, Barriers, Context Effect, Preschool Education, Institutional Characteristics, Child Care Centers, Child Caregivers
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Singapore