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Nyland, Berenice; Nyland, Chris; Gao, Yang; Ng, Josephine; Zeng, Xiaodong – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2016
This paper is about an experiment in non-formal early childhood education for migrant children in Beijing. The Si Huan Playgroup was set up by a group of volunteers in 2004 and is built on ideas of early childhood pedagogy, equity, life-long learning and non-formal education. Non-formal education has implications for policy makers as this is a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education, Early Childhood Education, Migrant Children
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Nyland, Berenice; Nyland, Chris; Yan, Zhang – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2011
Chinese children with an urban household registration ("hukou") normally attend subsidized preschools for three years prior to primary school. This is an experience available to relatively few of China's many millions of migrant children whose families are registered as rural residents but choose to migrate to urban areas. This paper…
Descriptors: Migrant Education, Migrant Children, Foreign Countries, Early Experience
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Sawir, Erlenawati; Marginson, Simon; Nyland, Chris; Ramia, Gaby; Rawlings-Sanaei, Felicity – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2009
Student security is a composite social practice that includes the domains of consumer rights, entitlement to a range of welfare supports and pastoral care, and freedom from exploitation and discrimination. Three traditions shape the systems used for managing and regulating international student security in the nations that export education:…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Consumer Education, Foreign Countries, Student College Relationship