This section presents the state of the art of early childhood education and development through history and to date in several countries in Latin America.Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, and Peru give us an idea of the specifics as well as their shared problems and developments regarding how they provide attention, care, and education to their young children. The authors of the different countries and chapters that follow, offer historical accounts on how early childhood has been framed, how social and educational policies have developed, and the challenges they still address and face. They also discuss main research in this area and the research that is still needed.
|Title of host publication||International Handbook of Early Childhood Education|
|Editors||Marilyn Fleer, Bert van Oers|
|Place of Publication||The Netherlands|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 2018|
|Name||Springer International Handbooks of Education|
- Early child development