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Effects of the Home Learning Environment and Preschool Center Experience upon Literacy and Numeracy Development in Early Primary School
This study investigates the influence of aspects of home and preschool environments upon literacy and numeracy achievement at school entry and at the end of the 3rd year of school. Individuals with
What makes a successful transition from primary to secondary school
A sub-study of more than 500 children and families sheds light on current transition practices and highlights what helps and hinders a successful transition, and suggests how the transition experience could be improved to enhance the smooth continuity between primary and secondary school.
Early childhood matters: evidence from the effective pre-school and primary education project
This insightful book is essential reading for all those interested in innovative research methodology and policy development in early childhood education and care and provides new evidence on good practice in early years settings.
A literature review of the impact of early years provision on young children, with emphasis given to children from disadvantaged backgrounds
This report reviews international research on the impact of early years provision upon young children and focuses on work related to disadvantaged children, with the strongest effects for children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
A review of research on the effects of Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) upon child development
This report considers the Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) curriculum throughout Europe. It explores the official curriculum, specified by national or regional governments, along with the
The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education Project: Findings from the pre-school period
The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) project is the first major European longitudinal study of a national sample of young children’s development (intellectual and