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STEAM Education in the Early Years: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: Call for Book Chapters

Editors: Weipeng Yang (wyang@eduhk.hk), The Education University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR Sarika Kewalramani (sarika.kewalramani@monash.edu), Monash University, Australia Jyoti Senthil (jyoti.senthil@gmail.com), University of Bath, UK STEAM (an acronym for the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) education is a powerful lever to engage students on STEM-related career pathways without sacrificing the humanities,…

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Holistic Well-being SIG: Call for Book Chapters

Call for book chapters Indicative book title: Resilience and wellbeing: children, families, communities and societies We are excited to announce that we have plans for an edited book as part of the EECERA book series, on the theme of resilience. We recognise that resilience and wellbeing are timely and apply to many contexts, circumstances, populations…

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Special Issue Call for Proposals

Call for Special Issue Proposals We are now accepting proposals for special issues for potential publication in the year 2023. Each year EECERJ comprises six issues of which two are Special Issues with guest editors who assume responsibility for collating and editing the issues. Anyone interested in submitting a proposal for an innovative and significant…

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Special Issue Call for Papers – Educational Quality in Institutions of Early Childhood Education in East-Central Europe – Conceptualizations and Key Findings

Guest Editors: Eva Pölzl-Stefanec, Oresta Karpenko & Wilfried Smidt Call for Papers Background and Concept The research debate about quality in Early Childhood Education (ECE) primarily focuses on conceptualizations and key findings from parts of Europe (particularly Northern, Western and Southern Europe) and North America. In this regard educational quality in ECE is often defined…

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COVID-19 Update: Message from the Board of Trustees

Dear EECERA friends, These last months have given all of us personal and professional challenges that have demanded extraordinary reserves of energy, creativeness, resilience and compassion as we have navigated life during this ever-developing COVID pandemic. We hope you have managed to stay well and safe during these tough times but accept that many of…

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Special Issue Call for Papers – Pedagogical documentation: Researching a powerful and evolving idea

Guest editors: Alma Fleet (Australia) & Inês Machado (Portugal) Call for Papers Considered to be many things with multi-layered purposes, the contexts, processes and products associated with documenting pedagogically are entangled with participatory pedagogies, with accountability pressures and with beliefs related to the nature of Pedagogy. Research about pedagogical documentation (rather than examples) has been…

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How to Write a Successful EECERA Conference Proposal

For all those planning or considering submitting an abstract for the 2020 EECERA Conference in Zagreb, we strongly recommend you read our new guide on How to Write an Effective and Successful Conference Abstract. It’s important to remember that your proposal submission – your abstract – is more than just a means by which to…

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Celebrating the Inclusive and Developmental Ethos of EECERA

As we prepare for the 30th EECERA Conference, and to coincide with the call for proposals, Professor Chris Pascal, EECERA President, reminds us about the Association’s commitment to the generation and development of original and innovative research into early childhood education and care. Dear EECERA colleagues, The Association has always been an open and inclusive…

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Guest Post: A First-Time EECERA Conference Attendee’s Experience and Learnings

Emma Cooke, PhD (Sociology) Candidate at the University of Queensland, Australia, and intern at the Centre for Research in Early Childhood, UK, recounts her experience attending the 2019 EECERA conference. *The following guest post represents the author’s personal view and does not necessarily represent the view of EECERA as a whole. Any issues or questions…

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Call for Papers – EECERA Annual Awards 2019

Calling all authors of abstracts accepted for the 29th EECERA Conference in Thessaloniki! We are delighted to say that applications for the 2019 EECERA Student and Practitioner Research Awards are now being accepted. The EECERA Student Research Award is open to postgraduate students with appropriate status from any recognised university whose research is aimed at…

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Guest Post: Nurture… or Is It Love?

In this blog post, Hazel Whitters reflects upon the practitioner-child relationship within the context of early intervention. *The following guest post represents the author’s personal view and does not necessarily represent the view of EECERA as a whole. Any issues or questions arising from the content of this post should, therefore, be directed to the…

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Special Issue Call for Papers – ECEC in Contemporary Super-diverse Societies: Challenges and New Perspectives Concerning Migrants and Refugee Children and their Families

Edited by EECERA Call for Papers Guest editors: Chiara Bove, University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy & Nima Sharmahd, VBJK, Ghent, Belgium. In EU countries there is an increasingly high number of children of immigrants and refugee arrivals. Despite the potential richness of this diversity, increasing inequalities and cultural segregations still exist in Europe today. A large…

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President’s New Year’s Message 2019 – Dr Chris Pascal

As many of our colleagues and members return to work or university this week after the Christmas break, EECERA President, Dr Chris Pascal OBE, shares her New Year’s message for the EECERA scientific community. Dear Friends and Colleagues, As the New Year begins I am writing as President of EECERA and on behalf of the…

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Special Issue Call for Papers – Participatory Pedagogies: Instituting children’ rights in day to day pedagogic development

Edited by EECERA Call for Papers There are two essential modes for developing pedagogy: the transmissive mode and the participatory mode. Of these two modes, only the participatory can answer to the complexity of early childhood education and answer to the child that is multidimensional and holistic. The participatory mode focuses on the actors who co-construct knowledge by participating in the…

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Inaugural Holistic Well-being EECERA SIG Conference Huge Success

The first EECERA Holistic Well-being SIG Conference was held at the end of June and we are pleased to report that it was a roaring success! The Holistic Well-being EECERA SIG, in collaboration with the Department of Early Childhood at Liverpool Hope University, held its inaugural Conference in Liverpool on 28th-30th June. The Conference was…

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