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Effective Early Childhood Programmes

Siraj-Blatchford, Iram and Woodhead, Martin eds. (2009). Effective Early Childhood Programmes. Early Childhood in Focus (4). Milton Keynes: Open University.

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Abstract

Published in collaboration with the Open University, Early Childhood in Focus offers accessible and clear reviews of the best and most recent available research, information and analysis on key policy issues, offering clear messages on core policy topics and questions. This publication, the fourth in the series, looks at the policy issues surrounding the early childhood education and care programmes: there is compelling scientific evidence showing improved long-term outcomes for disadvantaged children who participate in a high-quality programme, but realising this potential through policies and programmes is far from straightforward. It tackles the issue in three parts: The case for early childhood programmes; Evidence for early childhood programme effectiveness; and Challenges for early childhood programmes.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2009 The Open University
ISBN: 0-7492-2912-8, 978-0-7492-2912-2
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Childhood, Development and Learning
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 19300
Depositing User: Martin Woodhead
Date Deposited: 22 Dec 2009 09:48
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 08:42
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/19300
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