Stemming from original research in the field, a range of expert contributors explore the key themes and debates surrounding international perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). Drawing on studies carried out in Norway, Mexico, France, Hungary and many more countries, the book covers a wide range of topics including:
- the relationship between early childhood and primary education
- gender and play in ECEC
- early interventions
- working with families
- place-based learning
With case studies, detailed suggestions for further reading at different levels and discussion points, this is a key text for students of Early Years at all levels, from Foundation Degree to Masters, as well as current early years practitioners.
Claire Cameron is Senior Reader in Education at the Thomas Coram Research Unit, Institute of Education, University of London.