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O Poder Da Pre-Escola: Evidencias De Um Estudo Longitudinal Na Inglaterra, Brenda Taggart, Kathy Sylva, Edward Melhuish, Pam Sammons, Iram Siraj-Blatchford Jan 2012

O Poder Da Pre-Escola: Evidencias De Um Estudo Longitudinal Na Inglaterra, Brenda Taggart, Kathy Sylva, Edward Melhuish, Pam Sammons, Iram Siraj-Blatchford

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers (Archive)

In the discussion of research experience on the quality of early childhood educational services, this article documents the first two phases of a longitudinal study funded by United Kingdom Department of Education. The Effective provision of pre-school and primary 1997-2008 is the largest European study on the effectiveness of preschool education. The article describes its aims, the sample, methodology and key findings over the preschool period. It goes on to emphasize the importance of 'quality' in child care settings and how good quality is essential for the enduring benefits of pre-school up to age 11.


A Relacao Escola-Familia - Um Modelo De Trocas E Colaboracao, Eliana Bhering, Iram Siraj-Blatchford Jan 1999

A Relacao Escola-Familia - Um Modelo De Trocas E Colaboracao, Eliana Bhering, Iram Siraj-Blatchford

Faculty of Social Sciences - Papers (Archive)

This study uses data from 21 fourth grade parents in 8 Brazilian state pre- and primary schools in Belo Horizonte - MG, Brazil, to examine their views about parental involvement and others issues related to their children's school education. The data has been collected through using Epstein's typology (in Brandt, 1989). This typology has already been validated in the past and it was created to summarise many of the kinds of parental involvement practices that any level of school education - from nursery years to secondary level - may develop. A different pattern of the parents and the schools relationship emerged ...