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Pearson, Emma; Rao, Nirmala – Childhood Education, 2006
The same factors appear to drive early childhood policy in all parts of the world, including the importance accorded to early childhood education, national goals, governments' beliefs about their role in the early care and education of young children, governments' regulations of early childhood services, and the background and characteristics of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Context, Early Childhood Education, Educational Change
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Rao, Nirmala; Yuen, Mantak – Childhood Education, 2001
Highlights the ways in which immigrant children from the Chinese mainland are helped to assimilate into Hong Kong society. Discusses programs to meet the challenges of securing age-appropriate school placements; adjusting to a new education system and curricula; adapting to a new school and social environment; facing segregation, prejudice, and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Immigrants