Parenting partnerships in culturally diverse child care settings

Parenting partnerships in culturally diverse child care settings

Media release — 13 June 2006

Parenting partnerships in culturally diverse child care settings: A care provider perspective is a new research paper by Kelly Hand and Sarah Wise.

The Institute's Child Care in Cultural Context study was designed to measure the childrearing beliefs, goals and practices of parents and carers of children from Anglo, Vietnamese and Somali backgrounds.

This paper describes carers' attitudes towards working with parents, how much they engage parents about their childrearing practices at home, and barriers carers have encountered in accommodating parental preferences in the context of formal child care settings

Parenting partnerships in culturally diverse child care  setting: A care provider perspective by Kelly Hand and Sarah Wise.  (AIFS Research paper no.36, 2006).

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