Evidence

Here you’ll find evidence, facts, and details to make you think and improve your knowledge and understanding. Evidence covers best practices, policy effects, and what’s happening. The sources include empirical research, reviews, and survey reports.

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Best Evidence Synthesis on Quality Teaching – Early Foundations

Quality Teaching Best Evidence. By Dr Sarah Alexander.  Seven characteristics of quality teaching to support…

How Safe are ECE Workplaces? – Survey Results

See a short news article. This is a report of finding related to workplace safety…

ECE Sector Confidence Survey, May 2021

The ECE Sector Confidence Survey 2021 shows that confidence in the government has slipped. There…

Can Early Childhood Education Reduce Educational Inequalities?

Educational inequalities. A review by Sarah Alexander. Introduction  A popular notion in our society is…

ECE Sector Confidence Survey 2014

Sector Confidence in the Government and Ratings of its Performance. May 20, 2014. About the…

Contents – NZ Research in ECE Journal, 2014, Vol 17

The titles, authors and abstracts for papers published in the NZRECE Journal, Special Issue: Early Childhood Policy, Volume…

Is Our Publicly-Funded Early Childhood Education Good Enough for Children?

Findings on the quality and standards of ECE Services as reported by teaching staff. At…

Choking on Apple: A Tragic Incident

Choking on apple: A tragic incident in early childhood education and care in NZ  This…

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