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  1. This study examines how policy directives and recommendations implemented during a massive universal Pre-Kindergarten expansion in New York City has impacted teachers’ professional identity. We adapted the cri...

    Authors: Sanae Akaba, Lacey E. Peters, Eva Liang and Sherryl B. Graves
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2022 16:6
  2. Although social–emotional learning (SEL) and ethics education are important, it remains a challenging issue to effectively implement these practices. In this study, a Philosophical Ethics in Early Childhood ap...

    Authors: Tugce B. Arda Tuncdemir, Michael D. Burroughs and Ginger Moore
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2022 16:5
  3. Canine-assisted activities in schools can benefit students’ educational, emotional, and social needs. Furthermore, they could be an effective form of non-clinical mental health treatment for children and adole...

    Authors: Wendy Irene Fynn and Jessica Runacres
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2022 16:4
  4. This paper simulates the likely fiscal and employment effects of a vast public annual investment programme of free universal high-quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) services in the UK. It examin...

    Authors: Jerome De Henau
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2022 16:3
  5. The present study examined the impact of a leadership development program, Leading for Change (LfC) that focused on building the capacity of early educators to lead change as frontline leaders and change agents. ...

    Authors: Yujin Lee, Anne Douglass, Songtian Zeng, Amanda Wiehe Lopes and Arazeliz Reyes
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2022 16:2
  6. This study utilized a sequential explanatory mixed-methods design in understanding the secondary system of therapeutic alliance from the perspectives of parents and caregivers of children with autism. In the q...

    Authors: John Robert C. Rilveria
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2022 16:1
  7. As policymakers and school communities work to address underlying causes of achievement gaps and access to quality early childhood education, this study considers the use of 21st Century Community Learning Cen...

    Authors: Heather P. Williams
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:16
  8. In the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) sector there is a move to reduce oversight costs by reducing the frequency of quality assessments in providers who score highly consistently across time. Howeve...

    Authors: Petr Varmuza, Michal Perlman and Olesya Falenchuk
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:15
  9. The proliferation of electronic content and limited exposure of children to books in Jordan has made both parents and health-care providers more concerned about healthy child development. This research aimed t...

    Authors: Mustafa S. Yousuf, Heather Lea Harvey, Sanjai K. Parahoo, Basil Shawkat Ziadeh, Muna Kilani and Eman Al-Kamil
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:14
  10. This study assessed government commitment in fulfilling its obligations in ensuring quality early childhood education (ECE) as outlined in the National Policy on Education; examined the teaching strategies tha...

    Authors: Moyinoluwa Grace Owojori and Taiwo Oladunni Gbenga-Akanmu
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:13
  11. This study was conducted to assess the psychosocial and material services provision of Wolisso Kalehiwot Church project/center. Qualitative research design employing phenomenological approach was conducted as ...

    Authors: Getachew Abeshu Disassa and Dabala Lamessa
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:12
  12. Child care prices are expected to reflect the quality of provision. However, in contexts where there are high information asymmetries between the users of the services and providers, we may expect this link be...

    Authors: Didem Pekkurnaz, Meltem A. Aran and Nazli Aktakke
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:11
  13. The objective was to establish how stakeholders in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) conceptualize child mental health impact. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 18 stakeholders from disadvan...

    Authors: Panos Vostanis, Seyda Eruyar, Sadiyya Haffejee and Michelle O’Reilly
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:10
  14. This paper focuses on the provision of center-based preschool education for children ranging in age from 3 to 6 years in India. It estimates access rates to various services and highlights issues related to eq...

    Authors: Nirmala Rao, Namita Ranganathan, Ravneet Kaur and Rashi Mukhopadhayay
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:9
  15. Research has consistently demonstrated that self-regulation is essential for the development and preservation of health and well-being in the early years and across the lifespan. Based on the emerging literatu...

    Authors: Heather Braund and Kristy Timmons
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:8
  16. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Loanna Heidinger, Leanne C. Findlay and Anne Guèvremont
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:7

    The original article was published in International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2020 14:12

  17. Educators and researchers are increasingly interested in evaluating and promoting socio-emotional learning (SEL) beginning in early childhood (Newman & Dusunbury in 2015; Zigler & Trickett in American Psycholo...

    Authors: Christina F. Mondi, Alison Giovanelli and Arthur J. Reynolds
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:6
  18. This study investigates the attitudes, behaviors, and views about the rights of the child of early childhood education (ECE) teachers in Turkey. A mixed-method sequential transformative design was used, and 20...

    Authors: Cagla Banko-Bal and Tulin Guler-Yildiz
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:5
  19. Digital storytelling blends the ancient art of storytelling with a range of contemporary tools to weave stories together with the author's narrative voice, including digital images, graphics, music and sound. ...

    Authors: Maila D. H. Rahiem
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:4
  20. Vietnam has an age-old history of education, and Vietnamese people have high respect for learning. However, early childhood education (ECE) in Vietnam has been the main concern only since 1945. This paper desc...

    Authors: Thao Thi Vu
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:3
  21. The present study examined how in the context of the hybrid, privatized and marketized Dutch early education and care system (ECEC), childcare organizations respond to the public task of supporting inclusion a...

    Authors: W. M. van der Werf, P. L. Slot, P. N. Kenis and P. P. M. Leseman
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:2
  22. This qualitative study investigated teachers' beliefs about the availability of play materials in the physical indoor environment of early childhood education and care (ECEC). The empirical data were gathered ...

    Authors: Tone Rove Nilsen
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:1
  23. The Canadian government implemented the child care expense deduction in 1972, a policy initiative intended to offset the financial cost of child care for eligible families. Although the deduction has now been ...

    Authors: Loanna Heidinger, Leanne C. Findlay and Anne Guèvremont
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2020 14:12

    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2021 15:7

  24. Kindergarteners’ creative dispositions are not only affected by their individual characteristics, but also by the organizational creative climate of their kindergartens. Using the Hierarchical Linear Models (H...

    Authors: Eun Jin Kang
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2020 14:11
  25. Child mortality has become a prominent public health issue in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The mortality rates can in part be translated to how communities meet the health needs of children and address key househ...

    Authors: Michael Ekholuenetale, Anthony Ike Wegbom, Godson Tudeme and Adeyinka Onikan
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2020 14:10
  26. High-quality early education and care experiences are critical for children’s growth and development, families’ ability to work, and the future health of society. In Greece, with regard to research for childre...

    Authors: Christina Megalonidou
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2020 14:9
  27. Preschool programs provide opportunities to improve early childhood educational outcomes as well as long-term outcomes, such as improved educational attainment, improved socioeconomic status, and improved heal...

    Authors: J. Preskitt, H. Johnson, D. Becker, J. Ernest, M. Fifolt, J. Adams, T. Strichik, J. Ross and B. Sen
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2020 14:8
  28. The quality and quantity of early childhood care and education services have risen as a key reform area for influencing educational and economic outcomes. However, changes in this policy arena are stymied by t...

    Authors: Sarah J. Zuckerman, Amanda L. Garrett, Susan Sarver and Catherine Huddleston-Casas
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2020 14:7
  29. Changing Policy, System, and Environmental features focused on physical activity and healthy eating behaviors can play a key role in obesity prevention strategies in early childhood education settings because of ...

    Authors: Charlotte V. Farewell, Jamie N. Powers, Emily Maiurro, Sharon Scarbro, Jennie Quinlan and Jini Puma
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2020 14:5
  30. The original article contains a minor typo in Fig. 1; ‘dodactic’ should instead state ‘didactic’.

    Authors: Zora Syslová
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2020 14:4

    The original article was published in International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2019 13:4

  31. The current study explored beliefs and practices on the main types and common causes of conflicts among naturalized refugee pre-primary children in rural Tanzania. A region with highest number of naturalized r...

    Authors: Laurent Gabriel Ndijuye
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2020 14:1
  32. The purpose of the study was to investigate ways in which early childhood systems that rate and license child care programs, known as Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRISs), might incorporate requireme...

    Authors: Mary L. Porterfield and Catherine Scott-Little
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2019 13:10
  33. Our study examined whole-child preschool programming from a policy perspective. We suggest that whole-child wellness must include sustainable approaches that are systematic and holistic approaches for educatin...

    Authors: Ryan Alverson, Laken Ginn and Jaesook Gilbert
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2019 13:9
  34. This study examined early childhood education and care (ECEC) utilization in Canada, focusing on use of unlicensed home child care (HCC) from an equity perspective. Data from the 2011 cycle of the General Soci...

    Authors: Petr Varmuza, Michal Perlman and Linda A. White
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2019 13:7
  35. The study examined the relationship between child labour participation and household wealth (in terms of livestock and cropland) considering representative sample smallholders from four (Kurfa Chelie, Kersa, F...

    Authors: Arega Shumetie and Kassahun Mamo
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2019 13:5
  36. Many developed countries have been concentrating lately on the quality of preschool education. Generally, what is considered one of the most important aspects of quality preschool education is quality teaching...

    Authors: Zora Syslová
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2019 13:4

    The Correction to this article has been published in International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2020 14:4

  37. In this study, it was aimed to evaluate the effects of a relationship-based intervention called Banking Time (BT) on child–teacher relationships in preschool period. Five- and six-year-old children (N = 93) atten...

    Authors: Derya Sahin Asi
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2019 13:3
  38. This study examined an urban school readiness initiative that developed parent leadership as a key strategy for increasing the likelihood that all children enter kindergarten ready to succeed. Parent Leaders w...

    Authors: Anne L. Douglass, Meredith R. Maroney, Mary Coonan, Donna Haig Friedman and Alice Carter
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2019 13:2
  39. This paper explores the attitudes and practices of kindergarten teachers in Taiwan related to socio-emotional learning in children aged 3–6. Unlike in Western countries where socio-emotional learning is an imp...

    Authors: J. Eric Wilkinson and Chia-Pin Kao
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2019 13:1
  40. This study analyzed the structural relationships between the important constructs of school, home and family, and the happiness of Abu Dhabi school children. Survey data were collected from students in schools...

    Authors: Masood Badri, Ali Al Nuaimi, Yang Guang, Yousef Al Sheryani and Asma Al Rashedi
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:17
  41. Public financing of privately provided child care can allow for access to these services in places where public provision and capacity are low. However, the mechanisms of subsidy delivery will affect who benef...

    Authors: Meltem A. Aran, Ana Maria Munoz-Boudet and Nazli Aktakke
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:15
  42. Early infant feeding practices are a critical part of education and care programs within Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) settings. With an increasing number of children attending ECEC services from a...

    Authors: Julianne McGuire, Danielle Gallegos and Susan Irvine
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:14
  43. While global enrollment in primary education has increased significantly particularly since it became a target of the United Nations “Education for All” initiative and one of the Millennium Development Goals, ...

    Authors: Alison Earle, Natalia Milovantseva and Jody Heymann
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:13

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