Published on: 21 January 2017
Key factors and challenges of research-informed policy making in ECEC: examples from longitudinal studies
Published on: 18 January 2017
Methodological challenges of evaluating the effects of an early language education programme in Germany
Published on: 7 December 2016
The causal relationship between parental involvement and children's behavioural adjustment to KG-1 schooling
Published on: 28 October 2014
Published on: 11 March 2015
Compensation of Chinese early childhood teachers: a preliminary study in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Singapore, and Taipei
Published on: 8 October 2014
The way to early childhood education equity - policies to tackle the urban-rural disparities in China
Published on: 19 May 2015
Longitudinal studies in ECEC – challenges of translating research results into policy actions
Edited by Bernhard Kalicki, Namhee Woo and W. Steven Barnett
This collection highlights the potential of results obtained from longitudinal studies to inform about the impact of early child education and care on learning and development, and encourages their use for evidence based policy making.
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Aims and scope
This journal disseminates research and analysis regarding major issues of child care and education policy relating to young children and their families to a broad international readership, including policymakers, researchers, and practitioners. As a peer reviewed journal, it invites submission of articles concerning policy reforms, empirical research on early childhood education and care (ECEC), policy analyses and comparisons, and more.
This journal is a joint publication by Korea Institute of Child Care and Education (KICCE) and the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) since May 2013.
The publication costs for International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy are covered by Korea Institute of Child Care and Education, so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge.
It publishes original and review papers, technical reports, case studies, conference reports, and government reports, including but not limited to the following fields:
• Assessment and evaluation of ECEC policy and programs
• ECEC curriculum and pedagogy
• Workforce qualifications and development of ECEC staff
• Financing ECEC services
• Regulations and standards of ECEC
• Family and community engagement
• Quality issues in ECEC
• Integration of education and care in ECEC
• Policy on diversity and social inclusion in ECEC
• International comparisons of ECEC policy