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An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Ludovica Gambaro, Kitty Stewart, and Jane Waldfogel (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

Providing early education and care (ECEC) which is both equitable and high quality is a challenge all governments are confronting. This comparative volume seeks both to broaden and to deepen our ... More


Common challenges, lessons for policy

Kitty Stewart, Ludovica Gambaro, Jane Waldfogel, and Jill Rutter

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter draw together the evidence from our eight country case studies to examine how different countries have best addressed the common challenge of the “childcare triangle” – ensuring that ... More


Introduction

Ludovica Gambaro, Kitty Stewart, and Jane Waldfogel

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This is the introductory chapter to a comparative volume examining how successfully, and through what mechanisms, policies in eight different countries ensure access to high quality early education ... More


Equal access to early childhood education and care? The case of the UK

Ludovica Gambaro, Kitty Stewart, and Jane Waldfogel

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in the UK, highlighting both developments over the past 15 years ... More


Towards universal quality early childhood education and care: The Norwegian model

Anne Lise Ellingsæter

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in Norway. Universal access to “kindergarten” is legislated as a ... More


Equal access to quality care: Lessons from France on providing high-quality and affordable early childhood education and care

Jeanne Fagnani

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in France. France is a leader in the ECEC arena, but while it has ... More


Equal access to high-quality childcare in the Netherlands

Yusuf Emre Akgündüz and Janneke Plantenga

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in the Netherlands, where ECEC services are strongly divided by ... More


Access and quality issues in early childhood education and care: The case of Germany

Pamela Oberhuemer

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in Germany. Germany is experiencing a rapid expansion of provision ... More


New Zealand: A narrative of shifting Policy directions for early childhood education and care

Helen May

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in New Zealand. It chronicles the remarkable changes in ECEC policy ... More


Early education and care in Australia: Equity in a mixed market-based system?

Deborah Brennan and Marianne Fenech

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in Australia. It describes current national initiatives include an ... More


Delivering high-quality early childhood education and care to low-income children: How well is the US doing?

Katherine Magnuson and Jane Waldfogel

in An equal start?: Providing quality early education and care for disadvantaged children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447310518
eISBN:
9781447310549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310518.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines the extent to which disadvantaged children are able to access high quality early childhood education and care in the US. It describes the split in responsibilities between ... More


The business of care: Australia’s experiment with the marketisation of childcare

Deborah Brennan

in Australian public policy: Progressive ideas in the neo-liberal ascendency

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447312673
eISBN:
9781447312703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447312673.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Examines the shift in Australia from a non-profit childcare sector to one that is heavily marketised. It considers the impact of this shift on the broader social purposes of childcare and the ... More


Defining the child’s curriculum, and its role in the life of the community

Colwyn Trevarthen, Aline-Wendy Dunlop, and Jonathan Delafield-Butt

in The Child's Curriculum: Working with the Natural Voices of Young Children

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198747109
eISBN:
9780191809439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747109.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

We invited experts in early child development, education, and care to clarify issues of universal importance for the well-being of human worlds. They include teachers who appreciate that every child ... More


Early childhood education and care policy: Beyond quantity and quality, for human development

Ingela K. Naumann

in The Child's Curriculum: Working with the Natural Voices of Young Children

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198747109
eISBN:
9780191809439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747109.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Early childhood education and care (ECEC) has become a central policy issue. After tracing the development of ECEC policy from the early nineteenth century, the chapter considers the current role of ... More


Social Investment in Latin America

Johan Sandberg and Moira Nelson

in The Uses of Social Investment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198790488
eISBN:
9780191831744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198790488.003.0025
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter aims to understand the viability of the SIA in Latin America by focusing on the extent to which conditional cash transfers (CCTs) fulfil the stock, flow, and buffer functions of social ... More


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