Early Childhood Teachers: Global Practices, Challenges and Prospects


Manuela Schroder (Editor)

Series: Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
BISAC: EDU001020

This compilation first discusses the formation of the teacher and the production of images by children.
Following this, the authors present prospects, challenges and future implications for the development of the teaching profession in Nordic countries.
The schooldays of children with hearing loss are assessed in terms of their perceived challenges due to hearing loss and peer support received from each other.
The closing study describes how early childhood education of the Sámi in Finland is implemented according to Sámi early childhood educators.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Childlike Images and Education: Perspectives and Possibilities on Education of Children
(Cesar D. P. Leite and Giovani Cammarota, Department of Education, São Paulo State University, Rio Claro, São Paulo, Brasil, and others)

Chapter 2. Reviewing Early Childhood Education Teachers as Leaders in Finland and Norway: Governance and Professionalism
(Johanna Heikka, Karin Hognestad, Titta Kettukangas, Marit Bøe and Samuli Ranta, School of Applied Educational Science and Teacher Education, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland, and others)

Chapter 3. School-Related Challenges and Peer Support in the Narratives of Children with Hearing Loss
(Maarit Lasanen, Kaarina Määttä, Sanna Hyvärinen and Satu Uusiautti, Department of Education, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland)

Chapter 4. How to Support Sustainability in Sámi Early Childhood Education?  The Way to Strengthen the Indigenous Culture Described by Sàmi Early Childhood Educators
(Marikaisa Laiti, Kaarina Määttä and Satu Uusiautti, Department of Education, University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland)


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