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Ariza, Nur Natasha – Childhood Education, 2020
Twenty-six years after the 1994 founding of The Kalsom Movement, an independent and voluntary student-led charity specializing in tackling education inequality in Malaysia, much has changed in the world. Yet despite the rise of societal and governmental awareness on the importance of education--especially primary education--and the advancements in…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Equal Education, Access to Education, Educational History
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Cardarelli, Rose – Childhood Education, 2018
The need to solve the challenges associated with educating millions of child refugees is critical. Provision of education in emergencies is a basic human right and also must meet the very specific needs of children who have experienced conflict or natural disasters. This article proposes ways in which Education Diplomacy can garner support,…
Descriptors: Migrant Children, Refugees, Partnerships in Education, Access to Education
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Kapavik, Robin; Webb, C. Lorraine – Childhood Education, 2018
Innovation that benefits children does not always come from formal institutions. Communities around the world are finding creative ways to fill in the gaps in services and enrichment when the schools or other government-backed programs fall short.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Innovation, Community Programs, Political Issues
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Roosevelt, Eleanor – Childhood Education, 2017
The transition to a new age is always a difficult one, and we are facing a transition into the atomic age. What's next? One of the first groups of people to feel the responsibility of this transition is, of course, the teachers. Teachers are confronted with the problem of preparing the child to live in a world which is changing as rapidly as ours…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Trends, Social Change, Role of Education
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Crawford, Patricia A. – Childhood Education, 2017
Generations after her passing, Patty Smith Hill (1868-1946) remains a towering figure in the world of early childhood education. Her words continue to offer insight, not only for those who work with young children, but also for those who help to prepare the teachers of young children for the important work they do--for those who both engage in and…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Profiles, Educational History
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Miller, Susan A. – Childhood Education, 2017
This article discusses the Irene L. Chavez Excel Academy, a remarkable high school for at-risk seniors in San Antonio, Texas. This specialized Northside Independent School for approximately 300 students is housed in a unique circular building on the attractive Holmes High School campus. The academic program, tailored for at-risk seniors, provides…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, At Risk Students, High School Seniors, Educational History
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Polyzoi, Eleoussa; Matsopoulos, Anastassios; Acar, Elif; Babb, Jeff – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2021
This study explores the utility of the Early Development Instrument (EDI) as a population-based measure of school readiness in Crete, Greece, during times of economic austerity. It is unique in that no similar investigation examining school readiness for grade one has been conducted in this country. More specifically, it identifies kindergarten…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Readiness, Preschool Children, Kindergarten
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Formosinho, João – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2021
This article analyses the impact on Early Years Education policy of the crisis provoked by COVID 19 pandemia and raises some questions about the future. For a better understanding of this impact COVID 19, I present the construction of this educational level since the nineteenth century contrasting two essential models -- the educational assistance…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education
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Vintimilla, Cristina D.; Pacini-Ketchabaw, Veronica – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2020
Arising from the question 'How might we think of pedagogy in early childhood education?', this article traces pedagogy's histories, conceptual difficulties, inherent foreclosures, and contextual particularities. It argues that within the context of early education, pedagogy has become an obscure, sophisticated supplement of some sort rather than…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Instruction, Educational History, Misconceptions
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Birkeland, Åsta – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2019
Regulation of time is an important structuring tool of everyday practices in kindergarten. Despite the fundamental importance, investigation of temporal patterns have been underestimated in early childhood education research. The purpose of this article is to illuminate how ideas of childhood and children's cultural formation are embedded in the…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Educational History, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Kascak, O.; Pupala, B.; Mbugua, T. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2016
The school system in the Slovak Republic, as in other post-communist countries, was first reformed at the beginning of the 1990s. It was not until 2008, when an education law was adopted to set out new parameters for creating a national curriculum at all levels, that fundamental curricular reforms were made. Thus the law also meant that preschool…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Change, Educational Legislation
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Madrid Akpovo, Samara; Nganga, Lydiah; Acharya, Diptee – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
International field experiences in Kenya and Nepal supplied data for two collaborative ethnographic research projects that analyze, using the concept of contextually appropriate practice (CAP), how minority-world early childhood preservice teachers define "quality" practices. The term "minority-world" is used for educators who…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Developing Nations, Ethnography, Foreign Countries
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Lopes, João; Oliveira, Célia; Reed, Lauren; Gable, Robert A. – Childhood Education, 2013
Around the world, children who can exercise their right to attend school spend a significant part of their lives within the education environment. Therefore, schools have a great deal of influence on children's development beyond the academic realm. Given this accessibility to children, schools have opportunities to help children develop positive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values Education, Educational History, Program Content
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Smith, Brian H. – Childhood Education, 2013
Character education has been a part of schooling in the United States since the early years of its public education system. Starting with a religious emphasis on moral development, character education eventually transformed into more secular approaches, like the values clarification model, character word-of-the-month approach, performance…
Descriptors: Values Education, Moral Development, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Ho, Hsiu-Zu; Lam, Yeana W.; Yeh, Kuang-Hui – Childhood Education, 2013
Education systems across the world reflect the values of the cultures and societies they represent. Character education is often framed as a response to certain values emphasized in a given context, reflecting the commonly accepted traits of good character and responsible citizenship in which learners are engaged. This article describes the nature…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Values Education, Reflection, Educational History
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