Competence Requirements in Early Childhood Education and Care (CoRe)
Urban, M., Vandenbroek, Michel, Lazzari, Arianna, Peeters, Jan and van Laere, Katrien 2011. Competence Requirements in Early Childhood Education and Care (CoRe). London and Ghent University of East London/ University of Ghent.
|Authors||Urban, M., Vandenbroek, Michel, Lazzari, Arianna, Peeters, Jan and van Laere, Katrien|
There is a broad consensus among researchers, practitioners, and policymakers that the quality of early childhood services – and ultimately the outcomes for children and families – depends on well- educated, experienced and ‘competent’ staff. But what exactly makes a competent early childhood practitioner? How can competence be understood, and its development supported, in the highly complex and demanding field of working professionally with young children, families and communities? What approaches do different countries take, and what lessons can be learnt from practices developed by practitioners, training institutions and policymakers across Europe?
|Keywords||Early childhood; Competency; Professionalism|
|Publisher||University of East London/ University of Ghent|
|Place of publication||London and Ghent|
|Funder||European Commission. Directorate-General for Education and Culture|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||12 Nov 2012|
CoRe (Competence Requirements of Early Years Education) was funded by the EU under a public open tender
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