The interconnections among early childhood education and care settings and schools, and families, as complementary influences on children's development, are the primary focus of this chapter. These influences are considered in relation to the wider influence of contemporary government policy directions for early education and care programs in school and prior-to-school settings.
|Title of host publication||Children, families and communities|
|Subtitle of host publication||Contexts and consequences|
|Editors||Jennifer Bowes, Rebekah Grace, Kerry Hodge|
|Place of Publication||Melbourne|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Number of pages||25|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|