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International Journal of Early Childhood

International Journal of Early Childhood

Journal of OMEP: l'Organisation Mondiale pour l'Education Prescolaire

Editor-in-Chief: Donna Berthelsen

ISSN: 0020-7187 (print version)
ISSN: 1878-4658 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13158

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An international view of early childhood care and education

  • International perspective on early childhood care and education
  • Contributes to an international and critical scientific debate about research and practice in the field of early childhood
  • Emphasizes the child’s right to education and care
  • Journal of OMEP: l'Organisation Mondiale pour l'Education Préscolaire, representing some 2,000 people in 70 countries

The International Journal of Early Childhood is the peer-reviewed journal of OMEP: l'Organisation Mondiale pour l'Education Préscolaire, whose membership numbers some 2,000 people in 70 countries around the globe.

The journal is an important voice about research on children, childhood and early childhood education across various social and cultural contexts and highly contributes to the international debate on early education. The coverage spans a range of topics such as multicultural issues, children’s learning and sustainable development, recent issues in early childhood education and care and curriculum questions. The journal places considerable emphasis on the child’s right to education and care.

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    The International Journal of Early Childhood aims to bring the global early childhood community together and to facilitate the interchange of ideas and information. Its purpose is to contribute to an international and critical scientific debate about research and practice in the field of early childhood with an emphasis on children's rights and general position in society and their education all over the world.

    The editors invite theoretical and empirical articles addressing key issues in early childhood on diverse topics, from different disciplines and perspectives, and with various research methodologies, which will be of interest to researchers and practitioners internationally. The journal also welcomes essays and book reviews on diverse topics in the field of early childhood.

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