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Choudhury, Pradeep Kumar; Joshi, Radhika; Kumar, Amit – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
In India, the National Education Policy 2020 recommends ensuring universal access to high-quality early childhood care and education for children aged 3-6 years by 2030. Using the 75th round of National Statistical Office data (2017-2018), this paper analyses the regional and socioeconomic inequalities in access to pre-primary education. Also, we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Family Income, Family Financial Resources
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Rivas, Alexandra; Mooss, Angela; Pontier, Christine Hughes; Romillo, Jackie; Muñoz, Emma – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
Disparities exist in the availability of high-quality early childhood education and care settings (ECEC) across communities within the United States. Teachers have an imperative role in fostering children's socioemotional development; however, when the classroom climate deteriorates due to disruptive behavior, meeting these emotional and learning…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Early Childhood Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teacher Student Relationship
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Fernandes, Carla Sílvia Neves da Nova; Moreira, Teresa; Galvão, Joana – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
Purpose: It is essential to develop and improve instruments that measure and assess children's attitudes towards the elderly. Despite the degree of questions related to this topic, no tools validated for the Portuguese population on the subject were found in the literature. Consequently, this study aimed to translate and validate a scale designed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Childrens Attitudes, Older Adults
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Prasetyo, Yoyok Bekti; Permatasari, Pipit; Susanti, Henny Dwi – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
Malnutrition in children is a significant risk factor for child mortality and is a global health problem. One of the influencing factors is low economic factors and the mother's education. This study aimed to analyze the effect of mothers' nutritional education and knowledge on children's nutritional status: a systematic review. The literature…
Descriptors: Parent Background, Mothers, Educational Attainment, Nutrition Instruction
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Courtney, Jon R.; Garcia, Janelle Taylor; Rowberry, Jacob; Eckberg, Nathan; Dinces, Sarah M.; Lobaugh, Clayton S.; Tolman, Ryan T. – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
The long-term impact of prekindergarten programs is an important consideration given the trend of dedicating more resources to these programs. However, long-term impact of prekindergarten programs is not well-understood and recent studies have shown preschool effectiveness can vary across states and programs. A state run prekindergarten program in…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Outcomes of Education, Program Effectiveness, Correlation
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Gooderham, Suzanne – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
Research indicates that early intervention can improve long term outcomes for students who struggle early in school. However, in multi-layered organization such as the school system, many elements may come into play when deciding which students will receive support. This study examined these elements including system requirements and expectations…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Young Children, Identification, Clinical Diagnosis
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Wong, Jessie Ming Sin – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
International kindergartens, which offer an immersive dual-language (English and Chinese) environment, are popular among middle-class families in Hong Kong. The international learning and teaching environment is cultivated primarily by developing a diverse workforce, in which Chinese-speaking (Putonghua and/or Cantonese) teachers with local…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, International Schools, Teacher Collaboration
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Guerrero, Alba Lucy; Camargo-Abello, Marina – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
The childhood national policy in Colombia recognizes the importance of quality in early childhood education (ECE). In this context, the government of the district of Bogota (2012-2016) proposed the program "Quality preschool in the Public Educational System" to expand the coverage of early education and provide comprehensive care to…
Descriptors: Professional Autonomy, Preschool Teachers, Foreign Countries, Educational Strategies
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Busch, Julian; Buchmüller, Thimo; Leyendecker, Birgit – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
Early childhood education [ECE] can foster the social-emotional adjustment and development of young refugee children. Still, the large numbers of newly arriving refugee families challenge the ECE capacities of host countries. In Germany, state authorities have subsidized flexible ECE programs for refugee children in response to this situation. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Refugees
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Garcia, Manuel B.; Nadelson, Louis S.; Yeh, Andy – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
Field trips are steadily declining due to limited funding, time constraints, safety concerns, and other logistical issues. Many schools are resorting to a virtual field trip (VFT), especially when education is disrupted due to public health concerns, natural disasters, or other unforeseen significant events. Virtual reality as a common form of VFT…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Computer Simulation, Field Trips, Elementary School Students
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Hatzigianni, Maria; Stephenson, Tanya; Harrison, Linda J.; Waniganayake, Manjula; Li, Philip; Barblett, Lennie; Hadley, Fay; Andrews, Rebecca; Davis, Belinda; Irvine, Susan – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
This national study explored the role of digital technologies in early childhood education and care settings and whether they could contribute to quality improvement as reported by educators and assessors of quality in Australia. In this paper, data from Stage 2 of the Quality Improvement Research Project were used, which comprised 60 Quality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Child Care Centers, Multimedia Materials
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Mireault, Amy; Mann, Linda; Blotnicky, Karen; Rossiter, Melissa D. – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
Purpose: To evaluate the effectiveness of food and nutrition regulations in developing healthy behaviors of young children, this study profiled the food and nutrient contribution of snacks, the foods and drinks consumed outside of main meals, in the diets of a sample of children between the ages of 3-5 years overall and in regulated child care…
Descriptors: Food, Nutrition, Health Behavior, Preschool Children
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Freeborn, Chelsea; Mardhani-Bayne, Alvina; Soetaert, Cheyanne – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
This scoping review focused on the experiences of Indigenous families and their children in accessing quality early learning and child care in a Canadian urban context. This scoping review was conducted to contribute to the field and frame a more extensive study involving focus groups and case studies. The analysis revealed a range of quality…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Urban Areas, Early Childhood Education
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Ereky Stevens, Katharina; Siraj, Iram; Kong, Kimberley – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
Refugee children are some of the most vulnerable populations in the world. Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) for refugee children can have positive impacts on child outcomes, however most of the evidence stems from research from high income countries. This paper reports on a critical review, carried out to evaluate what we know about…
Descriptors: Refugees, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Educational Benefits
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Raikes, Abbie; Rao, Nirmala; Yoshikawa, Hirokazu; Cohrssen, Caroline; Behrman, Jere; Cappa, Claudia; Devercelli, Amanda; Lopez Boo, Florencia; McCoy, Dana; Richter, Linda – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 2023
Investments in early childhood care and education (ECCE) have contributed to a growing demand for internationally comparable data. Yet data on access to quality ECCE are not routinely collected in many countries, leading to limited information on equitable access to ECCE, quality of provision, and the impact on learning and wellbeing outcomes.…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Educational Quality, Access to Education
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