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1.

100 children go to school: Connections and disconnections in literacy development in the year prior to school and the first year of school
Hill, Susan; Comber, Barbara; Louden, William; et al., 1998
(3 vols.). Canberra: Australia Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs.

An investigation into the correlation between the acquisition of emergent literacy skills and the early experiences of children in school settings, based on a sample of 100 children from five locations in Australia

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100 children turn 10: A longitudinal study of literacy development from the year prior to school to the first four years of school
Hill, Susan; Comber, Barbara; Louden, William; et al., 2002
(2 Vols.). Canberra: Australia Department of Education, Science and Training.

A longitudinal study into the development of children's literacy skills from the year prior to school entry through fourth grade, based on a sample of 100 children followed for five years from four sites across Australia

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15 by 15: A comprehensive policy framework for early human capital investment in BC
Kershaw, Paul; Anderson, Lynell; Hertzman, Clyde; et al., August, 2009
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: University of British Columbia, Human Early Learning Partnership.

An argument for reducing the percentage of developmentally vulnerable children in British Columbia, Canada, to 15 by 2015, including a policy framework to achieve the goal

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15 by 15: A comprehensive policy framework for early human capital investment in BC [Executive summary]
Kershaw, Paul; Anderson, Lynell; Hertzman, Clyde; et al., August, 2009
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: University of British Columbia, Human Early Learning Partnership.

A summary of an argument for reducing the percentage of developmentally vulnerable children in British Columbia, Canada, to 15 by 2015, including a policy framework to achieve the goal

Executive Summary

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The $17.5 billion question: Has the Universal Child Care Benefit given families "choice in child care"?
Friendly, Martha, 15 October, 2013
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: University of Toronto, Childcare Resource and Research Unit.

An account of changes in child care-related trends since the debut of Canada's Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB) allowance

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1997 census of child care services and 1996 census of child care services
Australia. Department of Family and Community Services, 1999
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia, Department of Family and Community Services.

A report of findings from the 1996 and 1997 Australian Government censuses of all child care providers receiving government funding, which provided information on services offered, children served, and child care staff

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1997 census of child care services and 1996 census of child care services: Summary booklet
Australia. Department of Family and Community Services, 1999
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia, Department of Family and Community Services.

A summary of findings from the 1996 and 1997 Australian Government censuses of all child care providers receiving government funding, which provided information on services offered, children served, and child care staff

Executive Summary

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1999 census of child care services
Australia. Department of Family and Community Services, 2000
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia, Department of Family and Community Services.

A report of findings from the 1999 Australian Government census of all child care providers receiving government funding, which provided information on services offered, children served, and child care staff

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1 to 3-year-old children in day care centres in Finland: An overview of eight doctoral dissertations
Hannikainen, Maritta, November 2010
International Journal of Early Childhood, 42(2), 101-115

A comparative summary of 8 Finnish doctoral dissertations, published from 1994 through 2009, on center-based care for infants and toddlers

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Childminders
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), May, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A comprehensive survey of England's nanny workforce characteristics, 2002-2003

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Childminders [Executive summary]
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), May, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A survey of the child care and early education workforce in England employed as childminders, including the characteristics of provision of the childminders, their places of operation and the children they serve, the characteristics of the staff, their training, and childminder qualifications

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Day nurseries and other full-day care provision
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), May, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A comprehensive survey of England's full-day child care provider workforce characteristics, 2002-2003

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Day nurseries and other full-day care provision [Executive summary]
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), May, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A survey of the child care and early education workforce in the United Kingdom that work in day nurseries and other full-day care provisions; the study looks at the distribution of these child care services throughout the nation, the number of children they serve, the staffs' characteristics, staff training and qualifications, and staff recruitment and retention

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Holiday clubs
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), April, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A comprehensive survey of England's holiday club child care provider workforce characteristics, 2002-2003

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Holiday clubs [Executive summary]
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), April, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of a comprehensive survey of England's holiday club child care provider workforce characteristics, 2002-2003

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Nursery schools
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), April, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A comprehensive survey of the educational play time supervisor workforce characteristics at child care centers in England, 2002-2003

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Nursery schools [Executive summary]
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), April, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of a comprehensive survey of the educational play time supervisor workforce characteristics at child care centers in England, 2002-2003

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce Survey: Out of school clubs
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), May, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A comprehensive survey of England?s out-of-school club child care provider workforce characteristics, 2002-2003

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Out of school clubs [Executive summary]
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), May, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of a comprehensive survey of England?s out-of-school club child care provider workforce characteristics, 2002-2003

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Overview report
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), May, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

An overview of a comprehensive survey of England's child care provider workforce characteristics, 2002-2003

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Playgroups and pre-schools
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), May, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A comprehensive survey of England's play group and preschool child care provider workforce characteristics, 2002-2003

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Playgroups and pre-schools [Executive summary]
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), May, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A survey of the child care and early education workforce in England that work in playgroups and preschools, including the distribution of child care programs throughout the nation, the number of children they serve, staff characteristics, staff training and qualifications, and staff recruitment and retention

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Primary schools with nursery and reception classes
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), April, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A comprehensive survey of supervised play time and prekindergarten provider workforce characteristics at primary schools in England, 2002-2003

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Primary schools with nursery and reception classes [Executive summary]
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), April, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A survey of the child care and early education workforce in England employed in primary schools with reception and nursery classes, including the distribution of these schools throughout the nation, the number of children they serve, staff training and qualifications, and staff recruitment and retention

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Primary schools with reception but no nursery classes
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), April, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A comprehensive survey of prekindergarten provider workforce characteristics at primary schools in England, 2002-2003

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2002/03 Childcare and Early Years Workforce survey: Primary schools with reception but no nursery classes [Executive summary]
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills; Sure Start (Programme), April, 2004
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A survey of the child care and early education workforce in England employed in primary schools with reception but no nursery classes, including the distribution of these schools throughout the nation, the number of children they serve, staff training and qualifications, and staff recruitment and retention

Executive Summary

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2002 census of child care services
Australia. Department of Family and Community Services, 2003
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia, Department of Family and Community Services.

A report of findings from the 2002 Australian Government census of all child care providers receiving government funding, which provided information on services offered, children served, and child care staff

Reports & Papers

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2002 census of child care services: Summary booklet
Australia. Department of Family and Community Services, 2003
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia, Department of Family and Community Services.

A summary of findings from the 2002 Australian Government census of all child care providers receiving government funding, which provided information on services offered, children served, and child care staff

Executive Summary

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2004 census of child care services
Australia. Department of Family and Community Services, 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia, Department of Family and Community Services.

A report of findings from the 2004 Australian Government Census of Child Care Services, which are compared to findings from the 2002 census

Reports & Papers

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2004 census of child care services: Summary booklet
Australia. Department of Family and Community Services, 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia, Department of Family and Community Services.

A compilation of data from the Australian government’s 2004 national census of child care services, recording child care participation trends, rates, and costs

Executive Summary

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2005 Childcare and Early Years Providers Survey: Childminders
Clemens, Sam; Kinnaird, Robert, 2006
(Research Report No. 763). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study of the characteristics of family child care providers in the United Kingdom, including average number of children served, income, qualifications, and training, based on provider surveys

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2005 Childcare and Early Years Providers Survey: Full day care providers
Clemens, Sam; Ullman, Anna; Cooper, Jon; et al., 2006
(Research Report No. 760). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study of characteristics of organizations providing full-day child care in the United Kingdom, including characteristics of children served and staff size, wages, recruitment, qualifications, and training, based on provider surveys

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2005 Childcare and Early Years Providers Survey: Out-of-school providers
Clemens, Sam; Ullman, Anna; Cooper, Jon; et al., 2006
(Research Report No. 761). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study of characteristics of organizations providing out-of-school time child care in the United Kingdom, including characteristics of children served and staff size, wages, recruitment, qualifications, and training, based on provider surveys

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2005 Childcare and Early Years Providers Survey: Overview report
Clemens, Sam; Ullman, Anna; Kinnaird, Robert; et al., 2006
(Research Report No. 764). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A comparison of characteristics--including staff size, wages, recruitment, qualifications, and training--of child care provider organizations in four sectors--family child care providers, out-of-school time providers, full-day care providers, and part-day providers--in the United Kingdom, based on provider surveys

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2005 Childcare and Early Years Providers Survey: Sessional day care providers
Clemens, Sam; Ullman, Anna; Kinnaird, Robert; et al., 2006
(Research Report No. 762). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study of characteristics of organizations providing part-time child care in the United Kingdom, including characteristics of children served and staff size, wages, recruitment, qualifications, and training, based on provider surveys

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2006 childcare and early years providers surveys
Nicholson, Susan; Kinnaird, Robert; Jordan, Emma; et al., August 2007
(Research Report No. DCSF-RB009). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Children, Schools and Families.

A summary of a comparison of characteristics--including characteristics of children served, provider income, and staff size, wages, recruitment, qualifications, and training--of child care and early education provider organizations in eight sectors--family child care providers, out-of-school time providers, full-day care providers, part-day providers, Sure Start children's centers, preschools, primary schools with transition classes for four- and five-year-old children but not preschool classes, and primary schools with both preschool and transition classes--in the United Kingdom

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2006 childcare and early years providers surveys: Children's centres
Charlton, Angela, 2007
(Research Report No. DCSF-RW010). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Children, Schools and Families.

A study of characteristics of Sure Start children's centers, which provide integrated child development services including child care, in the United Kingdom, including centers' administrative and business practices, characteristics of children served, and staff size, wages, recruitment and retention, qualifications, and training, based on surveys of center managers

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2006 childcare and early years providers surveys: Nursery schools
Deakin, Gemma; Kinnaird, Robert, 2007
(Research Report No. DCSF-RW012). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Children, Schools and Families.

A study of characteristics of preschools in the United Kingdom, including characteristics of children served and staff size, wages, recruitment and retention, qualifications, and training, based on surveys of preschool principals

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2006 childcare and early years providers surveys: Overview report
Kinnaird, Robert; Nicholson, Susan; Jordan, Emma; et al., 2007
(Research Report No. DCSF-RR009). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Children, Schools and Families.

A comparison of characteristics--including characteristics of children served, provider income, and staff size, wages, recruitment, qualifications, and training--of child care and early education provider organizations in eight sectors--family child care providers, out-of-school time providers, full-day care providers, part-day providers, Sure Start children's centers, preschools, primary schools with transition classes for four- and five-year-old children but not preschool classes, and primary schools with both preschool and transition classes--in the United Kingdom

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2006 childcare and early years providers surveys: Primary schools with nursery and reception classes
Jones, Andrew; Kinnaird, Robert, 2007
(Research Report No. DCSF-RW014). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Children, Schools and Families.

A study of characteristics of primary schools in the United Kingdom offering reception classes, education for four- and five-year-old children transitioning to primary school, and preschool classes, including characteristics of children served by these classes and staff size, wages, recruitment and retention, qualifications, and training

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2006 childcare and early years providers surveys: Primary schools with reception but no nursery classes
Kinnaird, Robert, 2007
(Research Report No. DCSF-RW015). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Children, Schools and Families.

A study of characteristics of primary schools in the United Kingdom offering reception classes, education for four- and five-year-old children transitioning to primary school, but not preschool classes, including characteristics of children in reception classes and reception class staff size, wages, recruitment and retention, qualifications, and training

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2006 childcare and early years providers surveys: Sessional providers
Nicholson, Susan; Kinnaird, Robert, 2007
(Research Report No. DCSF-RW016). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Children, Schools and Families.

A study of characteristics of organizations providing part-time child care in the United Kingdom, including organizations' administrative and business practices, characteristics of children served, and staff size, wages, recruitment and retention, qualifications, and training, based on surveys of managers of provider organizations

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2007 EFA Global Monitoring Report: Strong foundations: Early childhood care and education
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, 2006
Paris: UNESCO Publishing.

An assessment of the progress made by countries and national organizations toward meeting the goals of equitable provision of learning opportunities to all citizens from infancy to adulthood, expressed at the Jomtien World Conference on Education for All, based on cross-national education statistics, household surveys, consultations, literature reviews and commissioned papers, with a focus on national strategies for creating programs and improving services devoted to early childhood care and education

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2007 EFA Global Monitoring Report: Strong foundations: Early childhood care and education [Summary]
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, 2006
Paris: UNESCO Publishing.

A summary of an assessment of the progress made by countries and national organizations toward meeting the goals of equitable provision of learning opportunities to all citizens from infancy to adulthood, expressed at the Jomtien World Conference on Education for All, based on cross-national education statistics, household surveys, consultations, literature reviews and commissioned papers, with a focus on national strategies for creating programs and improving services devoted to early childhood care and education

Executive Summary

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2008-09 family child care home survey results
Saskatchewan. Ministry of Education. Early Learning and Child Care Unit,
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada: Saskatchewan, Ministry of Education, Early Learning and Child Care Unit.

Findings from a survey of the characteristics of family child care providers in Saskatchewan, Canada

Fact Sheets & Briefs

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2009 childcare and early years provider survey
Phillips, Rachel; McGinigal, Stephen; Oseman, Daniel; et al., July 2010
(DFE-RB012). Runcorn, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education.

An overview of a comparison of characteristics--including characteristics of children served, provider income, and staff size, wages, recruitment, qualifications, and training--of child care and early education provider organizations in eight sectors--family child care providers, out-of-school time providers, full-day care providers, part-day providers, Sure Start children's centers, preschools, primary schools with only transition classes for four- and five-year-old children, and primary schools with both preschool and transition classes--in the United Kingdom

Fact Sheets & Briefs

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2010 annual membership survey for the National Childminding Association (NCMA)
Qa Research, March, 2010
Bromley, United Kingdom: National Childminding Association.

A study of English and Welsh family child care providers, including their business practices, pay and working conditions, participation in family child care networks and quality improvement initiatives, and qualifications and training, based on interviews with 1,001 randomly selected members of a national association of family child care providers

Reports & Papers

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2010 National Early Childhood Education and Care Workforce Census
Social Research Centre (Melbourne, Vic.), June, 2011
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia: Australia, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.

A study of the characteristics of the early childhood education and care (ECEC) workforce in Australia, including demographic characteristics, hours of work, qualifications, experience and tenure, job satisfaction, and retention, based on a survey of 12,983 ECEC service providers and a survey of 61,941 ECEC staff

Reports & Papers

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2010 National Early Childhood Education and Care Workforce Census [Executive summary]
Social Research Centre (Melbourne, Vic.), June, 2011
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia: Australia, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.

A summary of a study of the characteristics of the early childhood education and care (ECEC) workforce in Australia, including demographic characteristics, hours of work, qualifications, experience and tenure, job satisfaction, and retention, based on a survey of 12,983 ECEC service providers and a survey of 61,941 ECEC staff

Executive Summary

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2012 London childcare report
Rutter, Jill, July, 2012
London: Daycare Trust.

An examination of child care supply, demand, and prices in London, United Kingdom

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