Recent Perspectives on Early Childhood Education in Canada

Recent Perspectives on Early Childhood Education in Canada

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Early childhood education is critical for preparing children for success in formal school settings, and as such, is a major concern throughout the world. This volume brings together ground-breaking research in this area to help practitioners, students, policy makers, curriculum designers, and intervention program developers understand the latest ideas and advances in the field. Recent Perspectives of Early Childhood Education and Care in Canada centres on three key themes. The first provides a survey of historical, social policy, economic, and provincial regulations and policies related to early childhood education and care. The second focuses on issues related to childrena€™s learning, curriculum, and teachers. The final theme addresses recent developments in government involvement in early childhood education and care that are unique to Canada. The contributors to this volume demonstrate the pressing need that exists to further public discussion on early childhood education to help policymakers shape better decisions for Canadian families.In November, Davis announced the creation of an a#39;education, economic and social centrea#39; as a pilot project located in Moosonee ... When the centre opened in 1967, it included a nursery school in which children would be taught English and ... and while he is engaged in this task, his White peers are learning skills such as reading and writinga#39; (Hawthorn, 1967, p. ... by the Department of Education in Alberta in 1970 (Alberta Department of Education, Inglewood Community Associationanbsp;...

Title:Recent Perspectives on Early Childhood Education in Canada
Author:Nina Howe, Larry Prochner
Publisher:University of Toronto Press - 2012-10-03


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