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Title: The determinants of quality care: review and research report
Contributor(s): Sims, Margaret  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2007
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/5753
Abstract: There is consensus around the world that young children must experience high quality services, not only to ensure the best possible future outcomes, but because children have the right to the best possible present (Elliott 2004; Myers 2004; Wylie & Thompson 2003). All children are found to benefit from high quality early childhood programs, but those from disadvantaged backgrounds demonstrate stronger advantages (Myers 2004). The catchphrase 'the importance of the early years' has now become a call to arms: it is recognised worldwide that we must provide the best possible services to young children and their families (Stanley, Prior & Richardson 2005).
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Kids Count: Better early childhood education and care in Australia, p. 220-242
Publisher: Sydney University Press
Place of Publication: Sydney, Australia
ISBN: 9781920898700
Field of Research (FOR): 180123 Litigation, Adjudication and Dispute Resolution
160809 Sociology of Education
160512 Social Policy
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
Other Links: http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/7848686
http://books.google.com.au/books?id=eQuRPQAACAAJ
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