Publications & Reports

Browse editions of our journal, Early Childhood Matters, and our Early Childhood in Focus series, along with other selected publications and reports. All are free to download or read online.

Developing Positive Identities: Diversity and Young Children

Publication ECIF3 Developing Positive Identities

This issue of Early Childhood in Focus builds on theory and evidence about what makes for positive identity, how it can be affected by adversities, social exclusion and discrimination, and… Read more

Early Childhood and Primary Education: Transitions in the Lives of Young Children

Publication ECIF2 Early Childhood and Primary Education

This second issue of Early Childhood in Focus deals with the global challenges of education for all, especially for the youngest children. It looks at the implications of growth in… Read more

Attachment Relationships: Quality of Care for Young Children

Publication ECIF1 Attachment Relationships: Quality of Care for Young Children

This is the first in a series of publications produced by the Child and Youth Studies Group at The Open University, United Kingdom, with the support of the Bernard van… Read more