1st Edition

Early Childhood Education in Asia and the Pacific
A Source Book





ISBN 9781138310537
Published June 24, 2019 by Routledge
347 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1992, provides an overview of programs for young children in countries and territories of the Pacific Rim. It focuses on programs which precede the beginning of formal schooling and that are part of the institutional structure of the country. The term early childhood education is used in a broad sense, and refers to education and care. The contributors to this volume have extensive knowledge and experience of early education in the countries that they write about.

Table of Contents

1. Early Childhood Education in China David Y.H. Wu  2. Early Childhood Education in Hong Kong Sylvia Opper  3. Early Childhood Education in Japan Catherine Lewis  4. Early Childhood Education in South Korea Ki Sook Lee  5. Early Childhood Education in Indonesia R. Murray Thomas  6. Early Childhood Education in the Philippines Virgie O. Chattergy  7. Early Childhood Education in Singapore Seng Seok Hoon and Irving Lazar  8. Early Childhood Education in Thailand Chancha Suvannathat and Nittaya Passornsiri  9. Early Childhood Education in Australia Barbara Piscitelli, Vianne McLean and Gail Halliwell  10. Early Childhood Education in New Zealand Donna J. Grace  11. Early Childhood Education in the Pacific Islands Vivian Halverson  12. Issues and Implications Stephanie Feeney

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