NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 6 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jones, Charlotte; Aubrey, Carol – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2019
This case study attempts to capture the way gender is constructed and experienced in the social world of the nursery school. It presents findings from a staff survey, structured and unstructured observations of one male's and one female's professional practice and one-to-one interviews with children aged three to four years. Despite practitioners'…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Gender Differences, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Blackburn, Carolyn; Aubrey, Carol – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2016
The aim was to investigate the policy-to-practice context of delays and difficulties in the acquisition of speech, language and communication (SLC) in children from birth to five in one local authority within the context of Bronfenbrenner's bio-ecological model. Methods included a survey of early years practitioners (64 responses), interviews with…
Descriptors: Language Acquisition, Early Intervention, Interviews, Speech Communication
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Aubrey, Carol; Ghent, Kathryn; Kanira, Eleni – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2012
A case study approach was adopted to investigate two thinking skills programmes for a maximum variation sample of five- to six-year-olds in four schools, in two local authorities (LAs), in England and Wales, using multiple methods. School staff interviewed felt that thinking skills programmes enhanced critical thinking skills and improved use of…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Evidence, Foreign Countries, Observation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Aubrey, Carol; Durmaz, Dondu – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2012
This article considers the relationship between policy and practice in the early childhood mathematics curriculum for reception-class (RC) children of five years in England. It explores what the policy requires RC teachers to do in terms of curriculum implementation; what RC teachers' views and understanding of the early childhood mathematics…
Descriptors: Curriculum Implementation, Mathematics Curriculum, Young Children, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Aunio, Pirjo; Aubrey, Carol; Godfrey, Ray; Pan, Yuejuan; Liu, Yan – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2008
This research investigated the similarities and differences between countries in young children's early numeracy skills related to age, culture, and gender. The participants were five-year-old children from Beijing (People's Republic of China), England, and Finland. The rationale for the cross-cultural comparison originates from research results…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Numeracy, Young Children
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Aubrey, Carol; Bottle, Gill; Godfrey, Ray – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2003
This study examined the mathematical development of 2 children from 18 to 48 months as part of a larger longitudinal study of the impact of home environment on later learning attitudes. It was concluded that early pedagogical strategies may vary in the manner in which they not only pave the way for later development, but also foster expectations…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Early Childhood Education, Early Experience, Family Environment