EECERA 2018 Conference Resource Pack: Early Childhood Education, Families and Communities

We are delighted to offer you this FREE EECERA 2018 Conference Resource Pack!

Featuring exclusive OPEN ACCESS to selected journal articles and THREE CHAPTERS from the EECERA book series (courtesy of EECERJ, CREC and Taylor & Francis), as well as videos, infographics, blog posts, resources and reports related to this year’s conference theme of early childhood education, families and communities from various experts and advocates in the field of early years and early childhood education.

The resource pack has been divided into 17 sections in line with the 2018 Conference Themes & Strands.




PUBLICATION: If Kids Built A City: Possibilities for Play in Pittsburgh, PA (Trying Together)

If kids built a city, how would they design it to spark curiosity, wonder, and joy? This publication explores how we can build cities that work for children…

If Kids Built A City: Possibilities for Play in Pittsburgh, PA


OPEN ACCESS JOURNAL ARTICLE: Maneuvering suspicions of being a potential pedophile: experiences of male ECEC-workers in Sweden (C. Eidevald et al., EECERJ)

Previous research has described a discourse where men working in Early Childhood Education and Care are viewed as potential pedophiles. The aim of this study is to describe and analyze how men, working in Swedish preschools, position themselves in relation to this pedophile discourse.


BLOG POST: Superhero Play (Tim Kahn in Teach Early Years)

Do certain groups of children underachieve because their interests are regarded as taboo? Tim Kahn explores the benefits of embracing weapon and superhero play, and asks what else might we need to reassess…



 VIDEO: “Alike” – Animated Short Film (Daniel Martínez Lara & Rafa Cano Méndez)

In a busy life, Copi is a father who tries to teach the right way to his son, Paste. But… what is the correct path?


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