Fox, Jillian

Contemporary Issues and Challenge in Early Childhood Education in the Asia-Pacific Region

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Table of contents

1. A Changed Agenda for Early Childhood Education in the Asia-Pacific
Susan Grieshaber

Part I. Re-conceptualising Early Childhood Education and Care

2. Marketization and Corporation of Early Childhood Care and Education in Singapore
Sirene Lim

3. Reconceptualist Work in a Colonising Context: Challenges for Australian Early Childhood Education
Melinda G. Miller

4. Has the Universal Free Childcare Policy Been Successful? Issues and Challenges for Early Childhood Education and Care in Korea
Eunhy Park, Hong-Ju Jun

5. Prophesying Early Childhood Educational Care in India: My Insider/Outsider Postcolonial Vision
Parasanna Srinivasan

6. A Hong Kong Version of Early Chinese Literacy Education: A Sinophone Perspective
Po Chi Tam

7. What Does the Gap Between Advocated Theories and Realistic Practice Mean: A Re-Conceptualization of the Early Childhood Curriculum Reform in China
Jie Zhang, Jiaxiong Zhu

Part II. Re-Examining Standards

8. In Human-Capital We Trust, on Developmentalism We Act: The Case of Indonesian Early Childhood Education Policy
Ali Formen

9. The Australian Early Years Learning Framework and ICT: A Part of Life or Apart from Life?
Jillian L. Fox, Carmel M. Diezmann

10. The Spectre of Standards in Aotearoa New Zealand Early Childhood Education and Care
Alexandra C. Gunn, N. Ruth Gasson

11. The Early Learning and Development Guidelines in China: Retrospective and Prospective Views
Hongyu Gao, Liyan Huo

Part III. Redefining Professionalism

12. Re-Thinking Discourse of Teacher Professionalism in Early Childhood Education: An Australian Perspective
Megan Gibson, Tamara Cumming, Lyn Zollo

13. Policy Trends in Teacher Professionalization and Professionalism in India
Amita Gupta

14. Re-conceptualising Quality Early Childhood Education: What Does Soka Education Have to Offer?
Kiiko Ikegami, Susan Grieshaber

15. Is China Pre-primary Teacher Workforce Ready for a Big Jump in Enrolment?
Minyi Li, Liwei Liu, Xin Fan

16. Building Quality Early Childhood Education from the Ground Up: Teacher Preparation in Vanuatu
Emma Pearson, Jenny James

17. Ready for Ethical and Critically Reflective Practice in Supercomplex Times? Discourses, Knowledge and Values in the Postmodern Society of Hong Kong
Gail Yuen

Keywords: Education, Early Childhood Education, International and Comparative Education

Publication year
New Frontiers of Educational Research
Page amount
11 pages
Upbringing, Education
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