Children as co-owners of the (pre)school

Children as co-owners of the (pre)school

This blog message was contributed by Melissa Be (CED-group). ‘To ensure the best possible guidance for children to become autonomous and critical citizens, we need to speak with them about their ideals, their identity, how they perceive their society and about

Young children growing up in diverse contexts primarily identify with their schools!

Young children growing up in diverse contexts primarily identify with their schools!

This blog post was contributed by Johan De Wilde (ODISEE).   “We are the giraffes’ class, but miss Monique is the beavers’ teacher.” In this quote ‘we’ refers to a group of five-year-old kids in a pre-primary school in Belgium.

Early childhood education can break the cycle of poverty: new evidence on the Perry Preschool Experiment reveals positive impact on entire families.

Early childhood education can break the cycle of poverty: new evidence on the Perry Preschool Experiment reveals positive impact on entire families.

This blog post was contributed by Pauline Slot (Utrecht University). How are the poor children doing that participated more than 40 years ago in the famous Perry Preschool Project, now they are middle-aged adults? Renowned scholar James Heckman analyzed the