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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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Hoot, James L. – Childhood Education, 1989
Briefly describes the papers of James Raths, Bernard Spodek, James Hoot, Cynthia Sunal, Patricia Olmsted and Helena Hoas which are presented in this issue. These manuscripts focus on teacher training approaches in various countries.(RJC)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Literature Reviews
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Olmsted, Patricia P.; Hoas, Helena – Childhood Education, 1989
Describes the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement Preprimary Project which is an ongoing cross-national survey of early childhood care and education in developed and developing countries. Presents information assembled thus far related to the training of teachers and caregivers in Finland, Hong Kong, Italy, and…
Descriptors: Day Care, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Education, Profiles
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Honig, Alice S. – Childhood Education, 1978
Describes the aesthetic environments of children's care settings in China, Hong Kong and Japan. (BR)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context, Cultural Differences