Early Childhood and Compulsory Education, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0203080750
  • ISBN-13: 9780203080757
  • DDC: 372.21
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 240 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book explores the relationship between pre-school settings and compulsory education. Using a previously unpublished extended essay on the pre-school/school relationship as a starting point, Pre-school and school: two different traditions and the vision of a meeting place by Gunilla Dahlberg and Lenz Taguchi, the contributors to this book suggest how a strong and equal partnership' might be conceptualised and developed.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Notes on Contributors.
1: Introductory Essay.
2: The Relationship between Early Childhood and Compulsory Education: A Properly Political Question.
3: Authors' Responses.
4: A Response from the Co-Author of ‘A Strong and Equal Partnership’.
5: A Dialogue with the Co-Author of ‘The Vision of a Meeting Place’.
6: Five Other Responses.
7: Making a Borderland of Contested Spaces into a Meeting Place: The Relationship from a New Zealand Perspective.
8: From Indifference to Invasion: The Relationship from a Norwegian Perspective.
9: David, Goliath and the Ephemeral Parachute: The Relationship from a United States Perspective.
10: Bruno Ciari and ‘Educational Continuity’: The Relationship from an Italian Perspective.
11: What If the Rich Child Has Poor Parents? The Relationship from a Flemish Perspective.
12: Concluding Reflections.
13: Citizens Should Expect More!.