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Al-Hassan, Omayya M. – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
Jordan has been one of the leading countries in early childhood education and development in the Middle East and North Africa. As a country with limited natural resources, Jordan recognizes the importance of investing in the development of human resources to build a competitive advantage in the global knowledge economy. Therefore, education is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Government Role, Federal Programs
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Al-Zboon, Eman – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2017
The aim of this study was to investigate childhood fears in children who are blind from the perspective of teachers who are blind. The study was conducted in Jordan. Forty-six teachers were interviewed. Results revealed that the main fear content in children who are blind includes fear of the unknown; environment-, transportation- and…
Descriptors: Fear, Children, Blindness, Foreign Countries
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Al-Hassan, Suha M.; Lansford, Jennifer E. – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2009
The present study investigated demographic differences in school readiness within Jordan, a particularly interesting context because of widespread national reform currently sweeping the education system in Jordan. Teacher reports and researcher direct assessments of the school readiness of a national sample of 4681 Jordanian first grade children…
Descriptors: Community Characteristics, Siblings, School Readiness, Family Income