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Early childhood strategies for closing the socioeconomic gap in school outcomes

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dc.contributor.author Hertzman, Clyde
dc.contributor.author Irwin, Lori
dc.contributor.author Siddiqi, Arjumand
dc.contributor.author Hertzman, Emily
dc.contributor.author Vaghri, Ziba
dc.date.accessioned 2017-03-14T19:20:07Z
dc.date.available 2017-03-14T19:20:07Z
dc.date.copyright 2012 en_US
dc.date.issued 2012-05
dc.identifier.citation Hertzman, C., Irwin, L. G., Siddiqi, A., Hertzman E., & Vaghri, Z. (2012). Early childhood strategies for closing the socioeconomic gap in school outcomes. In J. Heymann & A. Cassola (Eds.), Lessons in educational equality: Successful approaches to intractable problems around the world (pp. 247-264). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/view/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.001.0001/acprof-9780199755011-chapter-011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/7845
dc.description.abstract The early years are critical for learning, health and well-being throughout life. Quality early childhood care and education (ECCE) programs, and early child development programs more generally, can have a positive impact on children’s development and their long-term health and educational attainment. Conversely, socioeconomic inequalities in access to ECCE programs can result in lifelong disparities both inside and out of the classroom. This chapter explores how feasible and effective ECCE strategies can give children from all socioeconomic groups the chance to acquire a foundation for lifelong learning and development. It draws on evidence from assessments of developmental health in British Columbia, Canada, using the Early Development Instrument and includes examples of successful ECCE programs in high- and middle-income countries worldwide. (From Oxford University Press) en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Oxford University Press en_US
dc.subject early childhood care and education en_US
dc.subject early child development en_US
dc.subject socioeconomic equity en_US
dc.subject developmental health en_US
dc.subject early Development Instrument en_US
dc.subject early childhood education en_US
dc.title Early childhood strategies for closing the socioeconomic gap in school outcomes en_US
dc.type Book chapter en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Faculty en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Reviewed en_US


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