International Early Years

2016

  • Education at a Glance 2016: OECD Indicators link Education at a Glance 2016: OECD Indicators (OECD, 2016)
  • State Trends in Child Well-Being linkKids Count Data Book 2016: State Trends in Child Well-Being (The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2016)
  • The State of the World's Children 2016 pdfThe State of the World's Children 2016: A Fair Chance for Every Child (UNICEF, 2016)
  • UNICEF Annual Report 2015 pdfUNICEF Annual Report 2015 (UNICEF, July 2016)
  • Evidence of Impacts and Economic Returns from National, State, and Local Preschool Programs pdfInforming Investments in Preschool Quality and Access in Cincinnati: Evidence of Impacts and Economic Returns from National, State, and Local Preschool Programs (Karoly & Auger, 2016)
  • OECD Social Indicators linkOECD Social Indicators (OECD, 2016)

2015

  • Associations between Structural Quality Aspects and Process Quality in Dutch Early Childhood Education and Care Settings pdfAssociations between Structural Quality Aspects and Process Quality in Dutch Early Childhood Education and Care Settings (Slot, Leseman, Verhagen, & Mulder, 2015)
  • Preschool in America pdfA Matter of Equity: Preschool in America (US Department of Education, 2015)
  • The Full Participation Report linkThe Full Participation Report: No Ceilings (Clinton Foundation/ Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, 2015)
  • State Trends in Child Well-being pdfKids Count Data Book 2015: State Trends in Child Well-being (Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2015)
  • Investing in Early Childhood Development: Review of the World Bank’s Recent Experience pdfInvesting in Early Childhood Development: Review of the World Bank’s Recent Experience (Sayre, Devercelli, Neuman, & Wodon, 2015)

2014

  • Documentation and Communication in Swedish Preschools pdfDocumentation and Communication in Swedish Preschools (Emilson & Pramling Samuelsson, 2014)
  • A Statistical Analysis of Violence Against Children linkHidden in Plain Sight: A Statistical Analysis of Violence Against Children (UNICEF, 2014)
  • Key Data on Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe pdfKey Data on Early Childhood Education and Care in Europe, 2014 Edition (European Commission/EACEA/Eurydice/Eurostat, 2014)
  • State Trends in Child Well-Being pdfKids Count Data Book 2014: State Trends in Child Well-Being (The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2014)
  • Early Education in America Since the Great Recession pdfSubprime Learning: Early Education in America Since the Great Recession (Guernsey, Bornfreund, McCann, & Williams, 2014)
  • The State of Preschool 2013 pdfThe State of Preschool 2013 (State Preschool Yearbook, The National Institute for Early Education Research, 2014)

2013

  • 20132013 Kids Count Data Book (Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2013)
  • Key national indicators of well-being linkAmerica’s children: Key national indicators of well-being, 2013(Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics and the Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2013)
  • Early childhood program participation, from the National Household Education Surveys Program pdfEarly childhood program participation, from the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2012 (Mamedova, Redford, & Zukerberg, 2013)
  • Gender differences in behavioural regulation in four societies: The United States, Taiwan, South Korea, and China pdfGender differences in behavioural regulation in four societies: The United States, Taiwan, South Korea, and China (Wanless, McClelland, Lan, Son, Cameron, Morrison, Chen, Chen, Li, Lee, & Sung, 2013)
  •  Identifying potential dropouts in Montgomery County public schools pdfJust the right mix: Identifying potential dropouts in Montgomery County public schools using an early warning indicators approach(West, 2013)
  • Reflections on Studies from 10 Countries pdfLearning About Learning: Reflections on Studies from 10 Countries (Aga Khan Foundation, 2013)
  • Synthesis of IES research on early intervention and early childhood education pdfSynthesis of IES research on early intervention and early childhood education (Diamond, Justice, Siegler, & Snyder, 2013)

2012

  • Early learning programs that promote children's developmental and educational outcomes pdfEarly learning programs that promote children's developmental and educational outcomes (Australian Government; Australian Institute of Health and Welfare; Australian Institute of Family Studies, 2012)
  • State trends in child well-being pdfKids count data book 2012: State trends in child well-being (The Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2012)

2011

  • A vision for transforming education across the Pre-K-Grade Three years pdfBuilding and supporting an aligned system: A vision for transforming education across the Pre-K-Grade Three years (NAESP Foundation, 2011)
  • Early learning: Lessons from scaling up pdfEarly learning: Lessons from scaling up (Early Childhood Matters, 2011; Bernard van Leer Foundation)
  • Changes in child cognitive ability in the preschool years pdfGrowing up in Scotland: Changes in child cognitive ability in the preschool years (Scottish Government, 2011)
  • Health status of children entering kindergarten pdfHealth status of children entering kindergarten: Results of the 2010-2011 (Year Three) Nevada Kindergarten Health Survey (Nevada Institute for Children's Research and Policy, 2011)
  • State of the world's mothers linkState of the world's mothers (Save the Children, 2011)
  • Pathway to a Pre-K-12 future pdfTransforming public education: Pathway to a Pre-K-12 future (The Pew Center on the States, 2011)

2010

  •  A cross-national study of integration of early childhood care and education within education pdfCaring and learning together: A cross-national study of integration of early childhood care and education within education (Kaga, Bennett, & Moss; UNESCO, 2010)
  • Child Well-being in Rich Countries: A Comparative Overview pdfChild Well-being in Rich Countries: A Comparative Overview (UNICEF Office of Research, 2013)
  • Culture and learning: Early childhood in focus 6 pdfCulture and learning: Early childhood in focus 6 (Brooker & Woodhead, Eds., The Open University, 2010)
  • Early childhood care and education in Greece pdfEarly childhood care and education in Greece: Some facts on research and policy (Petrogiannis, 2010)
  • EarlyEarly childhood education: A global scenario. A study conducted by the Education International ECE Task Force (June, 2010)
  • Early education in Italy pdfEarly education in Italy: Research and practice (Musatti & Picchio, 2010)
  • Pre-school activities, school-age childcare, schools and adult education in Sweden pdfFacts and figures 2009: Pre-school activities, school-age childcare, schools and adult education in Sweden (Swedish National Agency for Education, 2010)
  • Gender brief pdfGender brief (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2010)
  • Head Start impact study: Final report pdfHead Start impact study: Final report (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2010)
  • New directions in federal preschool and early childhood policy pdfInvesting in young children: New directions in federal preschool and early childhood policy (Haskins & Barnett, 2010; National Institute for Early Education Research)
  • Governance of integrated early care and learning systems pdfLiterature review: Governance of integrated early care and learning systems (Findlay, 2010)
  • Parents and the high cost of childcare pdfParents and the high cost of childcare: 2010 update (National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies)
  • hildren's early care and education in Ireland pdfPlanning now, for the future: Children's early care and education in Ireland (Start Strong, 2010)
  • Research and ECEC for children under three in France pdfResearch and ECEC for children under three in France: A brief review (Rayna, 2010)
  • ResearchResearch on children in ECEC under three in Norway: Increased volume, yet invisible (Greve & Solheim, 2010)
  • Revised Swedish Preschool Curriculum, Curriculum for the Preschool Lpfo 98 pdfRevised Swedish Preschool Curriculum, Curriculum for the Preschool Lpfo 98 (Skolverket, 2010)
  • State profiles of child well-being pdfThe Annie E. Casey Foundation 2010 kids count data book: State profiles of child well-being
  • A league table of inequality in child well-being in the world's rich countries pdfThe children left behind: A league table of inequality in child well-being in the world's rich countries (UNICEP, Report Card 9, 2010)
  • The impact of Sure Start local programmes on five year olds and their families pdfThe impact of Sure Start local programmes on five year olds and their families (Birkbeck University of London, 2010)
  • The state of preschool 2010 pdfThe state of preschool 2010 (The National Institute for Early Education Research)
  • Young children in cities: Challenges and opportunities pdfYoung children in cities: Challenges and opportunities (Early Childhood Matters; Bernard van Leer Foundation, 2010)

2009

  • The early years learning framework for Australia pdfBelonging, being & becoming: The early years learning framework for Australia (2009)
  • Effective early childhood programmes pdfEffective early childhood programmes (The Open University, 2009)
  • Issues in education for children three to eight in six countries  pdfIssues in education for children three to eight in six countries (Clifford & Crawford, 2009)
  • The effects of preschool education pdfThe effects of preschool education: What we know, how public policy is or is not aligned with the evidence base, and what we need to know (Pianta et al., 2009)
  • The New Mexico PreK Evaluation: Results from the initial four years of a new state preschool initiative pdfThe New Mexico PreK Evaluation: Results from the initial four years of a new state preschool initiative - Final report (Hustedt et al., 2009; National Institute for Early Education Research)
  • The state of preschool 2009 pdfThe state of preschool 2009 (The National Institute for Early Education Research)
  • The state of the world's children pdfThe state of the world's children: Celebrating 20 years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNICEF, 2009)

2008

  • Preschool education and its lasting effects pdfPreschool education and its lasting effects: Research and policy implications (The National Institute for Early Education Research, 2008)
  • Community strategies to reverse chronic absenteeism in the early grades and improve supports for children and families pdfStrengthening schools by strengthening families: Community strategies to reverse chronic absenteeism in the early grades and improve supports for children and families (Nauer, White & Yerneni, 2008; Center for New York City Affairs)
  • A league table of early childhood education and care in economically advanced countries pdfThe child care transition: A league table of early childhood education and care in economically advanced countries (UNICEF, Report Card 8, 2008)

2007

  • A national portrait of chronic absenteeism in the early grades pdfA national portrait of chronic absenteeism in the early grades (Romero & Lee, 2007; National Center for Children in Poverty)
  • Mother tongue-based bilingual or multilingual education in early childhood and early primary school years pdfEnhancing learning of children from diverse language backgrounds: Mother tongue-based bilingual or multilingual education in early childhood and early primary school years (Jessica Ball for UNESCO)