Early Childhood Education and Development in Latin America

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Abstract

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.
LanguageEnglish
Title of host publicationInternational Handbook of Early Childhood Education
EditorsMarilyn Fleer, Bert van Oers
PublisherSpringer
Pages789-793
Number of pages5
Volume1
ISBN (Electronic)9789402409277
ISBN (Print)9789402409253
StatePublished - 2018

Keywords

  • Latinamerica
  • Brazil
  • Colombia
  • Guatemala
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Early child development

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Mejía-Arauz, R., & Quinones Goytortua, G. G. (2018). Early Childhood Education and Development in Latin America. In M. Fleer, & B. van Oers (Eds.), International Handbook of Early Childhood Education (Vol. 1, pp. 789-793). Springer.
Mejía-Arauz, Rebeca ; Quinones Goytortua, Gloria Guadalupe. / Early Childhood Education and Development in Latin America. International Handbook of Early Childhood Education. editor / Marilyn Fleer ; Bert van Oers. Vol. 1 Springer, 2018. pp. 789-793
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Early Childhood Education and Development in Latin America. / Mejía-Arauz, Rebeca; Quinones Goytortua, Gloria Guadalupe.

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