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Working with Young Children in Europe
Provision and Staff Training


April 1997 | 248 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Working with Young Children in Europe provides information on the social context of childcare and educational services in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. It documents the major kinds of provision for young children and describes the training of staff working in early childhood services. The book also includes material on provision and staff training for work with school-age children outside schools hours. In addition, cross-national themes and issues on training, provision and policy have been drawn out for comparative analysis.


Tricia David
Foreword
 
PART ONE: CHILDCARE AND EDUCATION SERVICES IN EUROPE: A SURVEY OF PROVISION AND STAFF TRAINING
 
Introduction
 
Kindergarten ? Age-integrated centre ? Pre-primary schooling ?
 
Objectives and features of provision in the 15 European Union countries
 
Who works with young children ?
 
Staff training and professional issues
 
Current trends and policy developments
 
PART TWO: COUNTRY PROFILES
 
Austria
 
Belgium
 
Denmark
 
Finland
 
France
 
Germany
 
Greece
 
Ireland
 
Italy
 
Luxembourg
 
Netherlands
 
Portugal
 
Spain
 
Sweden
 
United Kingdom
 
T THREE: APPENDICES

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