Early Childhood Education

A section of Education Sciences (ISSN 2227-7102).

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Early Childhood Education includes the teaching of children from birth up to the age of eight. It is an important period in child development and has substantial positive short- and long-term effects on the children who attend such education.

Articles in this Section cover research on the physical, social, emotional, language learning, and cognitive skills development of children, pedagogies, history and philosophy; analyzing issues, trends, and current practices in Early Childhood Development from an educational perspective. We publish articles that skillfully blend theory, research, and practice. Research contributions must be original. Quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods research are welcomed as well.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Children’s physical, social, emotional, language, and cognitive skill development;
  • Early childhood teacher education and professional development;
  • Early childhood education policy, trends, and practice;
  • Quality early childhood programs;
  • Early childhood special education;
  • STEM in early childhood education;
  • Family and parent education;
  • Leadership in early childhood education;
  • Learning space and environment;
  • Technologies in early childhood education;
  • Early childhood curricula;
  • Community partnerships;
  • English as additional language (EAL);
  • Early childhood pedagogies;
  • History of early childhood education;
  • Philosophy of early childhood education.

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