The Australasian Journal of Early Childhood (AJEC) is Australasia's foremost scholarly journal and the world's longest-running major journal within the early childhood field. Former title Australian Journal of Early Childhood (to 2008) Source: AJEC website
For over twenty years, Early Childhood Research Quarterly (ECRQ) has influenced the field of early childhood education and development through the publication of empirical research that meets the highest standards of scholarly and practical significance. ECRQ publishes predominantly empirical research (quantitative or qualitative methods) on issues of interest to early childhood development, theory, and educational practice (Birth through 8 years of age). Source: Publisher's website
The Early Childhood Education Journal analyzes issues, trends, policies, and practices for early childhood education from birth through age eight. In addition, the journal offers well documented points of view and practical recommendations.
Peer reviewed articles cover curriculum, child care programs, administration, staff development, family-school relationships, equity issues, multicultural units, health nutrition, facilities, special needs, employer sponsored care, infant/toddler programs, child development, advocacy, and more.
The journal serves the needs of early childhood practitioners, including classroom teachers, child care providers, and teacher educators.
Source: Journal home page Springer
The magazine of Early Childhood Australia is published quarterly. Issues as health, education and social trends, and also book reviews, profiles and guest statements from well-known identities. Articles focus on aspects of early childhood from a grassroots, local level, but also look into political and national developments.
Aimed at anyone involved in the care and education of young children.
Source: Early Childhood website
Young Exceptional Children (YEC) is written for teachers, early care and education personnel, educational administrators, therapists, families and others who work with or on behalf of children from birth through 8 years of age who have identified disabilities, developmental delays, are gifted/talented, or are at risk for future developmental problems. It offers useful, friendly articles that help readers implement research-based strategies and interventions across many settings. Source YEC website
Early Education and Development (EE&D) is a professional journal for those involved in educational and preschool services and research related to children and their families: early education supervisors, school psychologists, daycare administrators, child development specialists, developmental and child clinical psychologists, and special education administrators. It is designed to emphasize the implications for practice of research and solid scientific information. Source: EE&D website
Journal of Early Childhood Literacy is a fully peer-reviewed international quarterly journal. Since its foundation in 2001 JECL has rapidly become a distinctive, leading voice in research in early childhood literacy, with a multinational range of contributors and readership. The main emphasis in the journal is on papers researching issues related to the nature, function and use of literacy in early childhood. Source: JECL website
Hosted by Monash University Education, the online journal of International Research in Early Childhood Education (IRECE) is currently published twice a year. The articles are available for download free of charge. Source: IRECE website
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This is a large scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database containing full-text for more than 2,000 scholarly publications, including more than 1,500 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full-text journals, this database offers indexing and abstracts for nearly 3,500 journals. Source: EBSCO website
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A to Z of Early Childhood is the Early Childhood Education and Care's regular e-newsletter.
A to Z of Early Childhood provides information about early childhood education and care reforms in Queensland. It also offers information on the progress of national reforms and how these will affect Queensland families and services.
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