Issues and Tasks for Early Childhood Education and Care Workforce in Korea
AUTHOR : Seenyoung Park,Eunhye Park
INFORMATION : page. 23~50 / 2015 Vol.9 No.2
This research overviewed the present situation of Korean early childhood education and care workforce's
certification, education and training, and working conditions, according to the elements to assure the
quality of teachers. Results show that structure and condition of the initial teacher training system,
certificating system, professionalism development system and working environment and treatment of
kindergarten teachers were slightly better than child care center teachers', and private kindergarten
teachers' were better than the public teachers'. The hidden issues behind it such as marginalization,
traditional child caring discourse and underestimating of caring were pointed out, which must be
considered in addition to the elements related to teachers' quality that appear on the surface, when the
integration plan of kindergarten and day care center is discussed.
certificate system,initial training system,continuing professional development,working condition
Context of ECEC in Korea
Quality of the ECEC workforce in Korea
Issues of Early Childhood Education and Care workforce in Korea
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Call for Papers: Asia-Pacific Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education (APJRECE)
Special Issue Deadline: January 15, 2016
Asia-Pacific Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education (APJRECE) is an official publication of the Pacific Early Childhood Education Research Association (PECERA) that is dedicated to disseminating and supporting research in early childhood education within the Pacific area.
APJRECE is released three times a year in January, May, and September. In 2016, the second issue of Volume 10 will be a special issue. The topic for the special issue is “Power of Play in Young Children’s Growth and Learning”. The Guest Editor for the special issue is Dr. Wonyoung Rhee, Professor Emerita at Chung-Ang University, Korea.
We are seeking reports of current research on this topic, papers that address issues in the application of play research, and papers that review a specific research area of young children’s play and are especially informative about studies needed to fill knowledge gaps. The manuscripts for the special issue should be submitted online by January 15, 2016, following the guidelines described on the journal website. Please visit the homepage of Asia-Pacific Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education (www.apjrece.com,www.pecerajournal.com), and you will find not only full details on aims and scope, editorial policy, and paper submission but the orange colored button, named Manuscript Management System of APJRECE, for paper submission.
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