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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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

  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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

  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. The purpose of the analyses described in this report was to evaluate both the effects of two contrasting approaches to parent-provided child learning opportunities and the direct and indirect effects on both p...

    Authors: Carl J. Dunst, Melinda Raab and Deborah W. Hamby
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:12
  22. Early intervention (EI) for families of infants and toddlers with or at risk for developmental delays or disabilities is federally guided to begin at birth or older. With technological advances in prenatal tes...

    Authors: Bonnie Keilty and JaneDiane Smith
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:11
  23. Unintentional injury has been a leading threat to Chinese children. Children’s risk-taking is influenced by their evaluation of risky behavior and related safety knowledge, which also vary considerably by chil...

    Authors: Jun Hao and Yeh Hsueh
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:10
  24. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between two structural factors of quality: organisation form (stable groups versus flexible groups) and staff–child ratio, in relation to interacti...

    Authors: Ingrid Midteide Løkken, Elisabeth Bjørnestad, Martine L. Broekhuizen and Thomas Moser
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:9
  25. This study used a static-group pretest–posttest design to investigate how the social–emotional skill development of 36 Turkish children aged 48–66 months was affected by the integration of field-trip activitie...

    Authors: Emine Kızıltaş and Ramazan Sak
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:8
  26. The Kenyan society has been characterised by tribal-political-instigated violence since the declaration of multiparty democracy in 1991. The 2007/8 post-election violence (PEV) particularly saw the scattering ...

    Authors: Jenestar Wanjiru
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:7
  27. Throughout the past decade, the Argentinean government has lowered the starting age of compulsory education and early childhood education enrollment has been growing steadily. However, ECE services have evolve...

    Authors: Carolina Snaider
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:6
  28. Perceptions of users regarding the accessibility of childcare services have been under-researched. The present study addresses this gap by looking into the effect of systemic level characteristics of the ECEC ...

    Authors: Özgün Ünver, Tuba Bircan and Ides Nicaise
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:5
  29. In debates about child care and early education, the voices of providers are often missing. In this article, we report findings from a study exploring child care provider perspectives on how regulation and pol...

    Authors: Corey Shdaimah, Elizabeth Palley and Amanda Miller
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:4
  30. This research explores vital factors in effective management of care centres (CCs) in Jordan, and the role of key workers in establishing a nurturing family environment for optimal wellbeing of orphans. CCs in...

    Authors: Loiy Bani Ismail, Hala Hindawi, Worud Awamleh and Mohammad Alawamleh
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:3
  31. Maternity leave policies are linked to early childhood education and care policies, and in many countries, the length of leave policies determines the need for early care programs. The length of maternity leav...

    Authors: Raquel Plotka and Nancy A. Busch-Rossnagel
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:2
  32. This study investigated the link between public pre-kindergarten attendance and first grade literacy achievement in the United States. Participants (N = 1056; first grade children from one mixed-urban city in Vir...

    Authors: Michael Haslip
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2018 12:1
  33. When children first enter school, they face simultaneous changes in their physical settings, social relationships, and learning expectations. The present study adds to the limited literature on children’s tran...

    Authors: Kyle DeMeo Cook, Eric Dearing and Henrik Daae Zachrisson
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2017 11:14
  34. Neuroscientific advances demonstrate that the age range from zero to 5 years old represents a critical window for both learning and teaching, which must involve the development of emotional competence and the ...

    Authors: Donna K. Housman
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2017 11:13
  35. Current US policies call for a child care teacher workforce that can support program quality and enhance infants’, toddlers’, and preschoolers’ learning and development. Given minimal state pre-hire requiremen...

    Authors: Debra J. Ackerman
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2017 11:12
  36. This paper is an exploratory study to identify similarities and differences between two groups of early childhood educator’ perceptions of how infants and toddlers learn in the contexts of Australia and China....

    Authors: M. Li, B. Nyland, K. Margetts and Y. Guan
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2017 11:11
  37. The purpose of this study was to assess if there is a functioning school-based system of assessment for identification and intervention programmes for children with special educational needs in pre-primary sch...

    Authors: Phidea H. Mapunda, Abich D. Omollo and Theodora A. L. Bali
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2017 11:10
  38. The goal of this study was to investigate how early childhood teachers reported responding to the instructional mandates they received. To answer our research questions, we completed semi-structured interviews...

    Authors: Jennifer Wallace Jacoby and Nonie K. Lesaux
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2017 11:9
  39. The development of Early Childhood Education in Sweden is a central concern for national and local government, and for school districts and preschools. While principals have the responsibility for, and a parti...

    Authors: Karin Rönnerman, Peter Grootenboer and Christine Edwards-Groves
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2017 11:8
  40. The purpose of this study is to find patterns in the latent profiles of behavioral problems of children aged 4, 5, and 6, in the child and caregiver variables that affected the composition of the latent profi...

    Authors: Jeong Rim Lee, Gilsook Kim, YeJin Yi, Shinyeong Song and Jinmi Kim
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2017 11:6
  41. This study aimed to evaluate an intervention programme for the enhancement of social-emotional well-being of young children through improving the social-emotional competence of kindergarten teachers and a spec...

    Authors: Lawrence T. Lam and Emmy M. Y. Wong
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2017 11:5
  42. In Korea, recent upward trends in age of marriage and downward trends in fertility rates have motivated the Korean government to provide childbirth grants and Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) subsidie...

    Authors: Eunseol Kim, Seong Hyeok Moon, Jeong Rim Lee, Yoon Kyung Choi, Namhee Do and Dongha Lee
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2017 11:4
  43. Growing evidence suggests that children’s participation in early childhood education and care (ECEC), especially center-based services, is associated with positive outcomes, particularly for children over one ...

    Authors: Amélie Petitclerc, Sylvana Côté, Orla Doyle, Margaret Burchinal, Catherine Herba, Henrik Daae Zachrisson, Michel Boivin, Richard E. Tremblay, Henning Tiemeier, Vincent Jaddoe and Hein Raat
    Citation: International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy 2017 11:3

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