Review of early education and childcare qualifications: Interim report
Wages and working conditions
Child care workers' wages: New evidence on returns to education, experience, job tenure and auspice
G. Cleveland & D. Hyatt
SOURCE: Journal of Population Economics, 15: 575-597. 2002.
In print: CIRC ID# 15845
The Kindergarten Diaries
Materials available online
Children's right to play: An examination of the importance of play in the lives of children worldwide. Lester, S., & Russell. W. (2010). Working papers in: Early Childhood Development. Bernard van Leer Foundation.
Sustaining the future: What is at stake for families and children in Ontario
Council of Australian Government's meeting: Communique
PreK-3rd: Teacher quality matters
Assessment practices and aspects of curriculum in early childhood education
Ratios for four and five year olds: What does the research say? What else is important?
Research and expert perspectives agree that one of the key elements that determines the quality of an early childhood education and care program is the number of adults to children - the ratio. However, it is also clear that the adult: child ratio is not the sole quality-determining element. Other important elements, especially training and qualifications, interact with ratio to form the structural and pedagogical base for quality in an ECEC program.