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Educational Provision for Our Youngest Children
European Perspectives

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September 1993 | 208 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
`Its clear style and comprehensive coverage make this book an important resource for those researching child care and education practices in the European Union' - NNEB News

`This book would be a useful "quick reference" addition to the library of anyone interested in international issues in education' - International Journal of Early Years Education

`This study provides rigorous and incisive analysis of the data in relation to the conditions existing in each of the member states included in the work' - Studies in Education

`The book is accessible and informative, with a wealth of data which are clearly presented. It will be useful to further and higher education courses for all adults who work with young children' - Educational Psychology

This book is written by leading representatives in the field of early childhood from eight European countries - Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and the UK. The contributors provide an analysis of the history, philosophy and politics of the forms of provision for young children in their own countries, and the extent to which that provision is deemed to be educational in its general aims.


Tricia David
Young Europeans
Jacqueline Andries and Tricia David
Nursery Education in Belgium
Karin Vilien
Provision for Pre-School Children in Denmark
Madeleine Goutard
Pre-School Education in France
Hedi Colberg-Schrader and Pamela Oberhuemer
Early Childhood Education and Care in Germany
Lucio Pusci
Pre-Primary Education in Italy
Teresa Aguado Odina
Provision for Pre-School Children in Spain
Monica Bergman
Early Childhood Care and Education in Sweden
Tricia David
Educating Children under 5 in the UK
Tricia David
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`Its clear style and comprehensive coverage make this book an important resource for those researching child care and education practices in the European Union' - NNEB News

`This book would be a useful "quick reference" addition to the library of anyone interested in international issues in education' - International Journal of Early Years Education

`This study provides rigorous and incisive analysis of the data in relation to the conditions existing in each of the member states included in the work' - Studies in Education

`The book is accessible and informative, with a wealth of data which are clearly presented. It will be useful to further and higher education courses for all adults who work with young children' - Educational Psychology

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