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Assessing the operation and impact of the Childminder Sustainability Grant
Tapp, Penelope, October 2003
(Brief No. RB484). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of a study of an initiative in the United Kingdom to increase the retention of family child care providers by offering grants to providers when they have temporarily vacant child care slots, based on case studies of local grantmaking procedures and in-depth small group interviews with family child care providers

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Assessing the operation and impact of the Childminder Sustainability Grant
Tapp, Penelope, 2003
(Research Report No. 484). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study of an initiative in the United Kingdom to increase the retention of family child care providers by offering grants to providers when they have temporarily vacant child care slots, based on case studies of local grantmaking procedures and in-depth small group interviews with family child care providers

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Characteristics of Sure Start local programme areas: Rounds 1 to 4: Profiles of Rounds 1 to 4 Sure Start local programme areas and a sample of Round 5, to-be-Sure Start local programme areas
Sure Start (Programme), June, 2003
(Report No. 03). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

An analysis of Great Britain?s Sure Start local program areas in Rounds 1 to 4 based on fiscal year 2001 to 2002 concerned with Sure Start local program areas locations, comparison of program areas with national norms and other disadvantaged benchmarks, the differences between program areas, and the feasibility of grouping program areas to increase Sure Start local program effectiveness

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Characteristics of Sure Start local programme areas: Rounds 1 to 4: Profiles of Rounds 1 to 4 Sure Start local programme areas and a sample of Round 5, to-be-Sure Start local programme areas [Executive summary]
Sure Start (Programme), June, 2003
(Report No. 03). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of a study of the changes in the Sure Start local programs for disadvantaged children under five years of age in the United Kingdom

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Children's views on childcare quality
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, October, 2003
(Research Brief No. RB482). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study exploring child care quality indicators from childrenís point of view in the United Kingdom

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Children's views on childcare quality
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, 2003
(Research Report No. RR482). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A survey of child views on child care provision, using data from surveys of Early Years Development and Childcare Partnerships (EYDCPs), a review of literature on child care provision in the United Kingdom, and consultations with children who are either disabled, aged 10-13, or from families of minority ethnic backgrounds

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Developing the business skills of childcare professionals: An evaluation of the business support programmes
Osgood, Jayne, May 2003
(Research Report No. 421). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A qualitative evaluation of the business support programs designed to help improve the quality of child care providers in terms of applying business principles to their programs

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Developing the business skills of childcare professionals: An evaluation of the business support programmes
Osgood, Jayne, May, 2003
(Research Brief No. 421). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of a qualitative evaluation of the business support programs designed to help improve the quality of child care providers in terms of applying business principles to their programs

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Early Years and Childcare International Evidence Project: Child outcomes
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, October, 2003
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study commissioned by Great Britainís Department of Education and Skills that reviewed cross-national evidence from 15 countries focusing on a number of issues related to child outcomes and considers the way early childhood education and child care services promote social inclusion, the respective contributions of curricula and pedagogical approaches, and the factors that influence child outcomes

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Early Years and Childcare International Evidence Project: Funding & Sustainability
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, October 2003
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A cross-national study concerning public investment in child care and early education services for children aged from birth to 14 (16 with special educational needs) in 2002

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Early Years and Childcare International Evidence Project: Introduction
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, October 2003
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A discussion of the Early Years and Childcare International Evidence Project commissioned by Great Britainís Department of Education and Skills that provides an introduction to issues in cross-national work, to the methods used in this study, and to the countries that have been included

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Early Years and Childcare International Evidence Project: Provision of services
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, October, 2003
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study commissioned by Great Britainís Department of Education and Skills that reviewed cross-national evidence from 15 countries focusing on the provision of early years and child care services, and their relationship to compulsory schooling

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Early Years and Childcare International Evidence Project: Quality
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, October, 2003
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A cross-national study concerning quality in child care and early education services for children aged from birth to 14 (16 with special educational needs) in 2002

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Early Years and Childcare International Evidence Project: Summary
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, October 2003
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of a cross-national study concerning public investment in child care and early education services for children aged from birth to 14 (16 with special educational needs) in 2002

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Early Years and Childcare International Evidence Project: The workforce
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, October, 2003
Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study commissioned by Great Britainís Department of Education and Skills that reviewed cross-national evidence from 15 countries focusing on the workforces of early childhood education and care services of these nations, including the main occupational models, the levels of training, and the roles and characteristics of the diverse workforces

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The Early Years Transition & Special Education Needs (EYTSEN) project
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, June, 2003
(Research Report No. RR431). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A longitudinal study on the special educational needs of children between three and six years old at risk of developing social or cognitive behavioral problems and parental perceptions of how needs are met and satisfaction with special educational programs in the United Kingdom

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The Early Years Transition & Special Education Needs (EYTSEN) project
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, June, 2003
(Research Brief No. RB431). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

Key facts and findings from a longitudinal study on the special educational needs of children between three and six years old at risk of developing social or cognitive behavioral problems and parental perceptions of how needs are met and satisfaction with special educational programs in the United Kingdom

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The Early Years Transition & Special Education Needs (EYTSEN) project [Executive summary]
Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills, June, 2003
(Research Report No. RR431). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of an investigation into aspects and provisions of special educational needs (SEN) in young children between the ages of 3 and 6 years in the United Kingdom

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Education maintenance allowance pilots for vulnerable young people and childcare pilots: Implementation and reported impacts in the first year
Allen, Tracey, March 2003
(Research Brief No. 396). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of an evaluation of the education maintenance allowance pilots for teenage parents and the child care provision pilots for their children, examining the effect of child care provision on the parents' ability to return to school and their future career development

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Education maintenance allowance pilots for vulnerable young people and childcare pilots: Implementation and reported impacts in the first year
Allen, Tracey, March 2003
(Research Report No. 396). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

An evaluation of the education maintenance allowance pilots for teenage parents and the child care provision pilots for their children, examining the effect of child care provision on the parents' ability to return to school and their future career development

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The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) project (1997-2003): Technical paper 10: 'Intensive case studies of practice across the foundation stage'
Siraj-Blatchford, Iram, October, 2003
(Research Brief No. RBX16-03). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study on the most effective pedagogy used to attain Ďexcellentí outcomes in cognitive and/or social behaviors in child care centers in the United Kingdom, using data from 14 case studies

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The Effective Provision of Pre-School Education (EPPE) project: Findings from the pre-school period
Sylva, Kathy, October, 2003
(Research Brief No. RBX15-03). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A study of the influence of European preschool program quality on cognitive and social development of preschool children, and factors that contribute to program quality, such as program setting, home environment and education of instructors

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The effects of the Peers Early Educational Partnership (PEEP) on children's developmental progress
Evangelou, Maria, 2003
(Research Report No. RR489). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A short-term longitudinal study on the influence of the parental education program on the cognitive and emotional development of disadvantaged children in the Peers Early Education Partnership (PEEP) in Oxfordshire

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The effects of the Peers Early Educational Partnership (PEEP) on children's developmental progress [Executive summary]
Evangelou, Maria, 2003
(Research Report No. RR489). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of the effects of the preschool intervention program, Peers Early Education Partnership (PEEP), which aims to increase the educational achievement of disadvantaged children under five years of age

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The effects of the Peers Early Education Partnership (PEEP) on children's developmental progress
Evangelou, Maria, October, 2003
(Research Brief No. RB489). Nottingham, United Kingdom: Great Britain, Department for Education and Skills.

A summary of a short-term longitudinal study on the influence of the parental education program on the cognitive and emotional development of disadvantaged children in the Peers Early Education Partnership (PEEP) in Oxfordshire

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