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Early childhood education and care: an overview of developments in the OECD countries
Abstract This chapter explores early childhood education and care developments in OECD countries. It describes the historical contexts in which policies and programs have evolved, discusses theExpand
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Parental Leave Policies: An Essential Ingredient in Early Childhood Education and Care Policies
A Publication of the Society for Research in Child Development Article begins on page 3 Parental Leave Policies: An Essential Ingredient in Early Childhood Education and Care Policies Sheila B.Expand
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Social Policies, Family Types and Child Outcomes in Selected OECD Countries
Child development and child well-being are major concerns in many OECD countries and are the subject of ongoing work at the OECD. These concerns have led to a search for policies to offset poverty,Expand
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Home Health Visiting in Europe
European countries have a long history of providing home health visiting services. These services contrast in many ways with the services of those programs in the United States described by DouglasExpand
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Early Childhood Education and Care in Advanced Industrialized Countries: Current Policy and Program Trends
WHETHER in the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries, the countries of the EU (European Union), the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) and Central and EasternExpand
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Child Care Policies and Programs: An International Overview
Child development research is more extensive and more sophisticated in the U.S. than in any other country. U.S. policymakers have access to more and better information about the factors known toExpand
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Child Care: Facing the Hard Choices
Child Care: Numbers, Trends, and Issues Local Child Care Incentives State Child Care Incentives Child Care and Privatization The Schools and Child Care Employers and Child Care Family Day Care andExpand
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