Kathy Modigliani, Family Child Care Project, Arlington, Massachusetts. A dearth of care looms large as Britain rapidly turns into an overworked society. The international scene was then brought up to date by , which took information from respondents in ten countries across a range of issues using a systematic template to ensure some consistency. Despite its prevalence, there has been less research into family day care than into other forms of childcare and education. The Everyday Life of Children in Family Day Care as Seen by the Carers.
The Everyday Life of Children in Family Day Care as Seen by the Carers. What it Means to be a Childminder: Work or Love? In Family day care: International perspectives on policy, practice and quality. Sarah Wise and Ann Sanson, Australian Institute of Family Studies. Finally, a study of family day care history is valuable for anyone wanting to understand the nature of the activity and the societal views of it that have led to current policies. You should start right now! The discussion is situated in an analysis of economic, social and political change.
Most of what is written about family day care concerns its provision for preschool children of working parents, but it is also a significant provider of out-of-school care for younger school-age children. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content on this page. Family Day Care in France, Liane Mozere, University of Metz. Ann Mooney, Thomas Coram Research Unit, London. Why Parents from Diverse Cultural Backgrounds Choose Family Day Care. And the majority of studies have been carried out in the United States, where the family day care context characterized by a large proportion of unregulated providers is different from that in countries requiring adherence to basic national standards.
The Work of Tagesmutter in the New Germany. By illuminating different approaches that will inform understanding and can contribute to the formation of effective policies and practice, this book will be a useful resource for policy makers, researchers, childcare service providers, students on childcare courses and others with an interest in child care policy. All the chapters provide valuable historical context; but the concluding one, by Emlen and Prescott, is often cited as a central contribution to thinking about family day care. The discussions cover: levels of government intervention; setting quality standards; and creating partnership between parents and carers. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood 37 December : 138—146. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes. In Family day care: Current research for informed public policy.
Contributors from ten countries draw on their recent research to examine how family day care has developed in differing economic and social climates. Of interest to all those concerned with child care, including policy makers, researchers and service providers. Despite this, there is still a body of evidence and analysis to draw upon in discussions of policy, practice, and support, and a strand of theoretical debates using family day care as a case study of the gendered nature of care work and the problematizing of the concept of professionalism. Marta Korintus, National Institute for Family and Social Policy, Budapest. Some Unique features of the Emerging Family Day Care Provision in Hungary. An earlier collection of essays, , provides a similar introduction but is more focused on the United States.
It makes recommendations related to the great variability in professional requirements, training, and support and the possibility of learning from successful models that relate to the intrinsic nature of family day care regardless of the specific conditions in individual countries. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood on-line annexe 37 December :127—137. Family day care in Australia: A systematic review of research 1996—2010. Edited by Ann Mooney and June Statham, 11—20. This is the introductory essay in a collection that is essential reading for an understanding of family day care internationally.
Family Day Care in Israel: Policy, Quality and the Daily Experiences of Children. Who Says What is Quality? Irene Kyle, independent researcher, Canada. Family day care or childminding plays a significant role in the provision of childcare in many countries, but is facing new challenges. Bringing together theory, research and knowledge from practice, this topical book presents a variety of informative perspectives on this important service. It draws conclusions about how state policy can affect outcomes for children in family day care. It is thus one of the only overviews of family day care in a range of countries, with a range of support and regulation approaches. It suggests that the language used to describe it could hide much more complex concepts and practices than appear on the surface.
The title indicates the way in which family day care was perceived by society—a marginal service characterized by variable quality. The E-mail message field is required. This study took information from ten countries on the extent of family day care, regulations, subsidies and income sources, training requirements, organization, provision of support, among other areas. Elizabeth Everiss, Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, and Carmen Dalli, Victoria University of Wellington. Across the Spectrum: An introduction to family day care internationally.