Interconnections among family, childcare, and education

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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.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationChildren, families and communities
Subtitle of host publicationContexts and consequences
EditorsJennifer Bowes, Rebekah Grace, Kerry Hodge
Place of PublicationMelbourne
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages25
ISBN (Print)9780195576740
Publication statusPublished - 2012


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