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Ghosh, Saikat – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
Global investment in early childhood education is a key policy to address social and economic disadvantage for children and families. Since 1975, India has one of the world's largest provisions for free, public early childhood education, under a program called the "Integrated Child Development Scheme." However, almost half of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Demand
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Thompson, Mumuni – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
In the quest for quality in early childhood education, it is important to explore the subtleties that define socio-culturally relevant pedagogy. A qualitative, multi-case study approach was used to explore perspectives of teachers about socio-cultural influences on their teaching in kindergarten classrooms in Ghana. Four teachers from two…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Culturally Relevant Education, Case Studies, Teaching Methods
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Admas, Fantahun – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
The present study assesses the quality of preschools in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and examines differences in quality between government and private preschools. Thirty-seven preschools (16 government and 21 private) and 37 preschool teachers from Addis Ababa participated in this study. Data were collected using the Global Guidelines Assessment (GGA)…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, School Effectiveness, Preschools, Public Schools
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Sparling, Joseph; Meunier, Kimberly – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
The Abecedarian Approach was created in the early 1970s to serve as the 'educational treatment' in the Abecedarian Project, a rigorous randomized controlled trial for children of disadvantaged families. The elements of the Abecedarian Approach are Language Priority, Enriched Caregiving, Conversational Reading, and LearningGames®. The Approach…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods, Educational History, Disadvantaged Youth
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Karjalainen, Satu; Hanhimäki, Eija; Puroila, Anna-Maija – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
The study focuses on teachers' and children's shared moments of joy in early childhood education settings and contributes new knowledge in educational research by exploring joy as a relational rather than an individual phenomenon. The theoretical and methodological framework draws on a narrative approach and Martin Buber's dialogical philosophy.…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Student Relationship
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Stevens, Harvey; Santos, Rob; Jonasson, Shelley; Young, Carolyn; Mann, Sandy; Sass, Carly; Sanderson, Jan; Jamieson, Janet; D'Souza, Melanie; Meunier, Kimberly; Sparling, Joseph – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
Despite the best efforts, persistent educational gaps remain between Indigenous and non-Indigenous children when they begin school. This evaluation explores the impact of the Abecedarian Approach for early education on the language development of First Nations and non-First Nations children, living in a low-resource, urban neighborhood in Canada.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Urban Areas, Canada Natives
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Kahriman-Pamuk, Deniz; Uzun, N. Bilge; Yildiz, Tülin Güler; Haktanir, Gelengül – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
Integrating basic principles, values, and practices of education for sustainability in early childhood education (ECE) is important for developing and developed countries. In this context, there is a need to identify and evaluate indicators that measure sustainable practices in ECE programs. This study was conducted in 18 preschools in Turkey to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Sustainability, Reliability
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Page, Jane; Cock, Megan L.; Murray, Lisa; Eadie, Tricia; Niklas, Frank; Scull, Janet; Sparling, Joseph – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
New approaches to support the early learning for young Indigenous children are important to government policies across Australia. This study explores whether the Abecedarian Approach Australia (3a) intervention, with strong cultural adaptations, can boost young Aboriginal children's early language and learning skills, prior to preschool.…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Intervention, Prediction, Parent Child Relationship
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Zanatta, Francesca; Martínez Sainz, Gabriela; Gillett-Swan, Jenna – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
The promotion and advancement of Rights Education in Early Childhood ought to be supported through the development of spaces that allow for interdisciplinary discourses among different stakeholders. The project #ChildRightsChat emerged from interactions between the authors to use a digital space to promote the advancement of an interdisciplinary…
Descriptors: Young Children, Childrens Rights, Computer Mediated Communication, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Church, Amelia; Bateman, Amanda – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
Children's participation is valued in early childhood education but how this is achieved in pedagogy is less obvious. The methodology of conversation analysis is used in this paper to show how specific interactional practices afford opportunities for children to initiate, explore, and assert their own perspectives in everyday activities. The…
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Student Participation, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Student Relationship
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Mayne, Fiona; Howitt, Christine – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
This research explored how young children's research participation can be enhanced when an interactive narrative approach is embedded within research to enhance children's consent to participation and their understanding of the research process. The context for this research was a 1-h, science outreach programme delivered into Australian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Childrens Rights, Participatory Research
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Lee-Hammond, Libby; Jackson-Barrett, Elizabeth – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
This paper presents a framework for what we consider are essential elements for realising the linguistic rights of Indigenous children in the twenty-first century. The global impacts of colonisation on various Indigenous communities have resulted in loss of cultural practices, knowledge and loss of languages. This framework points to ways forward…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Childrens Rights, Language Minorities
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Sirkko, Riikka; Kyrönlampi, Taina; Puroila, Anna-Maija – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
Children's agency accords with the principles emphasised by the Convention on the Rights of the Child (United Nations in Convention on the rights of the child. UN Office of High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), Geneva. Retrieved from, https://www.ohchr.org/EN/ProfessionalInterest/Pages/CRC.aspx, 1989). This study focuses on children's…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Student Participation
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Clement, Jennifer – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
Young children's participation has been specifically foregrounded as a pedagogical element within education policy in Wales. However, there is currently little evidence that this policy concerned with participation has been enacted. This research describes an intervention, Spatially Democratic Pedagogy, as a pedagogical approach to foster young…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Student Participation
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Knauf, Helen – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
A normative demand placed on early childhood centres by political actors and education theorists is that they should promote participation by children. Numerous publications have set out recommendations for early childhood teachers on how to promote participation in their day-to-day activities. The present study considers the role of the…
Descriptors: Physical Environment, Early Childhood Education, Child Care Centers, Children
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