Children from non-mainstream or minority cultures may enter mainstream ECEC
unfamiliar with some forms of classroom discourse that underpin mainstream, Western-based education.
The initial [pH.sub.Ca] range was 3.88-4.91, the organic carbon percentage (OC%) was 0.6-7.8% and ECEC
was 1.4-16.6 [cmol.sub.c]/kg (Table 1).
The EU47 million ECEC
project will support an increase in preschool facilities through new construction, repurposing, and upgrading public buildings, providing space for an additional 17,000 preschoolers spaces.
Despite the growing body of research, current knowledge is scarce on the perspectives of immigrant families and suitable early childhood education and care (ECEC
) practices for immigrant families (e.g., Adair, 2015).
Chief guest at the event held in Adhari Park was Kerala St Mary's Orthodox Church Vicar Reverend Father Issac B Prakash, who was welcomed by ECEC
president Rev Renji Varghese and general secretary Crisostum Joseph.
Alarming research findings have convinced policymakers worldwide of the significance of a universal provision of quality early childhood education and care (ECEC
) in enhancing children's school readiness and achievement, particularly for children from disadvantaged backgrounds (Burger, 2010; Engle et al., 2007; Mwaura, Sylva, & Malmberg, 2008; Spodek & Saracho, 2006; Sylva et al., 2006).
3.2.1), there has been no active governmental engagement in this area; the establishment of ECEC
centers has been left for the private sector.
In addition to the estimates of wages and salaries, the ECEC
program also produces estimates of average cost of employee benefits per hour worked by a number of employee and employer characteristics.
In Western Australia, Ngala, which originated over 120 years ago as a philanthropic service for mothers and babies, has over the past decade reconfigured its service delivery to provide a range of universal, targeted and intensive services, including ECEC
, parenting groups and overnight support for mothers and babies.
Satisfaction with employment contributes to productivity (Productivity Commission 2008) and is likely to be influenced by family-friendly employment, provision for paid parental leave, and ECEC
Mounting evidence attests to the influence of early experience on brain development, to the consequent links between social standing and developmental trajectories, and to the salutary effect of programs that enhance early childhood education and care (ECEC
) on subsequent health and development.