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Communicating Our Vision PDF Print E-mail

We regularly publish books, chapters, articles, and reports that communicate our vision and describe our work to promote change for the early years in the Majority and Minority World communities. For your convenience, we have broken down our Majority World publications into two topic areas: International and Indigenous.

 

 
Majority World-related Publications PDF Print E-mail

INTERNATIONAL

Books and Special Issues of Journals

* Garcia, M., Pence, A.R.. & Evans, J.L. (Eds.). (2008). Africa's Future: Africa's Challenge - Early Childhood Care in Development in Sub-Saharan Africa. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. (* Selected as a best notable government document for 2008 by The Library Journal.)

Pence, A.R., & Marfo, K. (Eds.). (2004). Capacity building for early childhood education in Africa [Special Issue]. International Journal of Educational Policy, Research and Practice, 5(3).

 

Book Chapters and Articles

Pence, A. (2013). Voices less heard.  Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and its Impact on Global Policy. Paris: UNESCO, pp 161-182.

Benner, A. & Pence, A. (2013).  From e- to m-Learning: feasibility for an African-delivered tertiary program. E-Learning and Digital Media, 10 (1), pp 13-21.

Pence, A.R. (2011). Strengthening Africa’s contributions to early childhood education, care and development research: Historical, conceptual and structural challenges. Child Development Perspectives.

Marfo, K., Pence, A.R., Levine, R.A., & Levine, S. (2011). Strengthening Africa’s contributions to child development research: Overview and ways forward. Child Development Perspectives.

Garcia, M. & Pence, A.R. (2010). Developing an international network to support early childhood education, care and development: Results from experiences in Africa. Journal of International Cooperation in Education.

PDF Pence, A.R. & Marfo, K. (2008). Early childhood development in Africa: Interrogating constraints of prevailing knowledge bases. International Journal of Psychology, 1-10.

PDFPence, A. and Nsamenang, B. (2008) A case for early childhood development in sub-Saharan Africa. Working Paper No. 51. The Hague, The Netherlands: Bernard van Leer Foundation.

PDF Pence, A.R., with Habtom, A. & Chalamanda, F. (2007). Promoting capacity in ECD - and beyond: Complementary strategies and the evolution of the ECDVU in Africa. In M. Garcia, A.R. Pence and J.L. Evans (Eds.), Africa's Future - Africa's Challenge.

PDF Pence, A. & Hix-Small, H. (2007). Global children in the shadow of the global child. International Journal of Educational Policy, Research and Practice, 8(1), pp. 83-100.

PDF Pence, A.R. (2007). ECD and e-learning in Africa: The Early Childhood Development Virtual University program (ECDVU). E-Learning.

PDF Schafer, J. and Pence, A.R. (2006). Exploring and promoting the value of indigenous knowledge in early childhood development in Africa. Journal of International Development, 2(3), pp. 1-17.

PDF Pence, A.R. (2005). Worlds of ECD: Hearing and supporting other voices. In V. Pacini-Ketchabaw & A.R. Pence (Eds.), Canadian Early Childhood Education: Broadening and Deepening. Ottawa: Canadian Childcare Federation.

PDF Schacter, L., Pence, A.R., Zuckernick, A., & Roberts, J. (2005). Distance learning in Africa: From brain drain to brain gain. In M. Beaudoin (Ed.) Perspectives on the future of higher education in the digital age. Hauppauge N.Y.: Nova Science Publishers.

PDF Pence, A.R. (2004). ECD policy development and implementation in Africa. UNESCO Early Childhood and Family Policy Series, #9. Paris: UNESCO.

PDF Evans, J.L., & Pence, A.R. (2004). The Early Childhood Development Virtual University. Coordinators Notebook, 28, pp. 46-47.

PDF Jackson, L., & Pence, A. (2003). Building ECD leadership in Africa. Interaction, 17(3), pp. 30-31.

 

ECDVU Informational Resources

PDF Pence, A. (2004). ECDVU: Leadership Promotion Capacity Building, Network Enhancement. Victoria: ECDVU, UVic.

PDF Pence, A. (2000). Early Childhood Development: Capacity Building in Africa. Introducing the Early Childhood Development Virtual University. Victoria: ECDVU, UVic.

 

Reports

For reports and evaluations relating to the Early Childhood Development Virtual University (ECDVU), please visit the ECDVU website at www.ecdvu.org.

 

INDIGENOUS

Books and Special Issues of Journals

PDF Pence, A., Rodriguez, C., Greenwood, M., & Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. (Eds.). (2007). Indigenous approaches to early childhood care and education [Special Issue]. Canadian Journal of Native Education, 30(1).

PDF Ball, J. & Pence, A. (2006). Supporting Indigenous children's development. Vancouver, BC: UBC Press.

 

Book Chapters and Journal Articles

PDF Pence, A., Anglin, J., & Hunt-Jinnouchi, F. (2010). Institutional engagement with Indigenous communities: The First Nations Partnership Programs and the use of a borderland space. Ngoonjook: A Journal of Australian and Indigenous Issues. Batchelor Press.

Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. & Pence, A. (2010). The postmodern curriculum: Making space for historically and politically situated understanding. Australian Journal of Early Childhood.

PDF Fasoli, L., Ober, R., Fraser, J., Fralwy, J., White, N., D'Arbon, T., Ralph, K., Ottmann, J., Bunda, T., Miller, J., Different Cloud, L.J., & Pence, A. (2009). Exploring an institutional leadership paradigm for Indigenous staff and students. Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues, 12(1-4): 269-277.

PDF Pence, A. (Ed.) (2008). Introduction: Issues in Diversity and Social Equity in Early Childhood [Special Issue] . Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 9(3).

PDF Pence, A. (2007). Creating space for innovation: Responsive program development in the borderlands of tertiary education. Canadian Journal of Native Education, 30(1), pp. 176-188.

PDF Ball, J. & Pence, A. (2002). The generative curriculum model: A bicultural community-based approach to building capacity for early childhood care and development in indigenous communities in Canada. In K. Boven & J. Morohashi (Eds.), Best practices using indigenous knowledge (pp. 198-217). The Hague, The Netherlands: Nuffic; Paris, France: UNESCO/MOST.

PDF Ball, J., Pence, A., Pierre, M., & Kuehne, V. (2002). Intergenerational teaching and learning in Canadian First Nations Partnership Programs. In M. Kaplan, N. Henkin & A. Kusano (Eds.), Linking lifetimes: A global view of intergenerational exchange (pp. 83-100). New York: United Press of America, Inc.

PDF Ball, J. & Pence, A. (2002). A ‘generative curriculum model’ for supporting child care and development programs in First Nations communities. Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, 25(2), pp. 114-124.

PDF Ball, J., Leo, C., & Pierre, M. (2001). From the inside out: A profile of Mount Currie First Nation aboriginal child and youth care program. Interaction, 15(1): 25-27.

PDFBall, J. & Pence, A. (2001). Constructing knowledge and training curricula about early childhood care and development in Canadian aboriginal communities. Toronto, ON: Caledon Institute of Social Policy.

PDF Ball, J. & Pence, A. (2001). Training in First Nations communities: Five “secrets” of success. Interaction, 15(1): 19-24.

PDF Pence, A. (2001). Through the looking glass: Cross-cultural early childhood education. Every Child (Australian Early Childhood Association, 7(3) pp. 8-9.

PDF Ball, J. & Pence, A. (2000). A post-modernist approach to culturally grounded training in early childhood care and development. Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 25(1): 21-25.

Ball, J., Definney, S., & Pence, A. (1999). Evaluation of community involving ECCD training in seven First Nations communities. In E. Lowe (Ed.), Linking research to practice: Second Canadian forum (pp. 188-193) . Ottawa, ON: Canadian Child Care Federation and Canadian School Boards Association.

Ball, J. & Pence, A.R. (1999, March). Beyond developmentally appropriate practice: Developing community and culturally appropriate practice. Young Children, 46-50.

PDF Ball, J. & Pence, A. (1999). Promoting healthy environments for children and youth through participatory, bicultural, community-based training partnerships. Notos: Intercultural and Second Language Council Journal, 1(1): 26-33.

PDFBall, J., Pierre, M. & Pence, A. (1999). Community development through community-based, bicultural partnerships in ECCE-CYC using a generative curriculum model. In J. Whitehead & G. Huot (Eds.). Linking research to practice – A Canadian forum (pp. 73-76). Toronto, ON: M.O.M. Printing.

PDF Pence, A.R. (1999). "It takes a village...", and new roads to get there. In D. Keating & C. Hertzman (Eds.), Developmental health as the wealth of nations (pp. 322-336). New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Pence, A. (1999). Professionalism in a post-modern era: Thoughts on early childhood education. In Research Connections Canada (2): Supporting children and families (pp.91-101). Ottawa, ON: Canadian Child Care Federation.

PDFPence, A.R. & Ball, J. (1999). Two sides of an eagle's feather: Co-constructing ECCD training curricula in university partnerships with Canadian First Nations communities. In H. Penn (Ed.), Theory, policy and practice in early childhood services (pp. 36-47). Buckingham, UK: Open University Press.

PDF Pence, A.R. (1998). Reconceptualizing ECCD in the majority world: One minority world perspective. International Journal of Early Childhood, 30(2), pp. 19-30.

PDF Pence, A.R. (1998). On knowing the place: Reflections on understanding quality care. Canadian Journal for Research in Early Childhood Education.

PDF Pence, A.R. & McCallum (1994). Developing cross-cultural partnerships: Implications for child care quality research and practice. In P. Moss & A. Pence (Eds.), Valuing Quality in Early Childhood Services: New approaches to defining quality (pp. 108-122). New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

PDF Pence, A.R., Kuehne, V., Greenwood-Church, M. & Opekokew, M.R. (1993). Generative curriculum: A model of University and First Nations cooperative post-secondary education. International Journal of Educational Development, 13(4), pp. 339-349.

PDF Pence, A., Kuehne, V., Greenwood-Church, M., Opekokew, M.R., Mulligan, V. (1992). First Nations Early Childhood Care and Education: The Meadow Lake Tribal Council/School of Child and Youth Care Curriculum Development Project . Multiculturalism / Multiculturalisme, 14(2), 15-17.

Reports

For reports and evaluations relating to the First Nations Partnership Programs, please visit the FNPP website at www.fnpp.org.

 

 
Minority World-related Publications PDF Print E-mail

Books and Special Issues of Journals

Pence, A., & White, J. (Eds.) (2011). Child and youth care: Critical perspectives in policy, practice and pedagogy.

Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. (Ed.). (2010). Flows, rhythms, and intensities of early childhood education curriculum. New York: Peter Lang.

Pence, A. (Ed.) (2008). [Special Issue]. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 9(3).

Dahlberg, G., Moss, P., & Pence, A. (2007, 2nd ed.). Beyond quality in early childhood education: Languages of evaluation. London: Routledge/Falmer Press.

Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. & Pence, A. (Eds.). (2005). Canadian early childhood education: Broadening and deepening discussions of quality. Ottawa, ON: Canadian Child Care Federation.

Dahlberg, G., Moss, P., & Pence, A. (1999). Beyond quality in early childhood education: Postmodern perspectives. London & Philadelphia: Falmer Press.

Moss, P., & Pence, P. (Eds.). (1994). Valuing quality in early childhood services: New approaches to defining quality. New York: Teachers College Press.

 

Book Chapters and Articles

Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. & Bernhard, J. (2012). Revisioning multiculturalism in early childhood education. In N. Howe & L. Prochner (Eds.), Recent perspectives in early childhood education and care in Canada. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.

Pence, A., & Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. (2012). The ‘Investigating Quality’ Project: Innovative approaches in early childhood. In N. Howe & L. Prochner (Eds.), Recent perspectives in early childhood education and care in Canada.Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.

Pence, A. R. (2012). Commentary: Reflections on children, curriculum, and teachers. In N. Howe & L. Prochner (Eds.), Recent perspectives in early childhood education and care in Canada.

Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. & Kocher, L. (2011). Destabilizing binaries in early childhood education: The possibilities of pedagogical documentation. In P. Danaher (Ed.), Beyond binaries in education research. New York: Routledge.

Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. & Pence, A. (2011). The postmodern curriculum: Making space for historically and politically situated understandings. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 36(1), pp.4-8.

Pence, A.R. & Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. (2010). Both/And: Reflections on recent Anglo/western early childhood curriculum statements. International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 4(2), pp. 15-24.

Bernhard, J. & Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. (2010). The politics of language and educational practices: Promoting truly diverse child care settings. In O. Saracho & Spodek, B. (Eds.), A volume in contemporary perspectives in early childhood education: Contemporary perspectives in language and cultural diversity in early childhood education (pp.21-41). Charlotte, NC: Information Age.

Pacini-Ketchabaw, V., Kummen, K., & Thompson, D. (2010). Becoming intimate with developmental knowledge: Pedagogical explorations with collective biography. The Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 56 (3), 335-354.

Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. & Pence, A. (2010). A journey of beginnings: From the Stockholm Project to the Investigating ‘Quality’ Project and beyond. In M.A. Colliander, L. Strahle, & C. Wehner-Godee (Eds.), Om varden och omvarlden: pedagogic I praktik och teori med inspiration fran Reggio Emilia [Valuing the world: Pedagogical practice and theory with inspiration from Reggio Emilia] (pp.251-263). Stockholm, Sweden: Stockholm University Press.

Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. & Viruru, R. (2010). The ambivalence of citizenship in early childhood education: Anti-racist, transnational feminist and postcolonial contributions. In G. Cannella & L.D. Soto (Eds.), Childhoods: A handbook (pp.265-280). New York: Peter Lang.

Pence, A. & Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. (2010). Investigating ‘Quality’ Project: Opening possibilities in early childhood education policies and practices. In N. Yelland (Ed.), Contemporary perspectives on early childhood education (pp.121-138). UK: Open University Press.

Pacini-Ketchabaw, V., Kocher, L., Sanchez, A., & Chan, C. (2009). Rhizomatic stories of immanent becomings and intra activity: Professional development reconceptualized. In L. Iannacci & P. Whitty (Eds.), Early childhood curricula: Reconceptualist perspectives (pp.87-119). Calgary, AB: Destilig.

PDF Pence, A. (2008). Introduction to journal. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 9 (3), 189-190.

PDF Pence, A., & Pacini-Ketchabaw, V., (2008). Discourses on quality care: The Investigating ‘Quality’ project and the Canadian experience. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 9 (3), 241-255.

PDF Pacini-Ketchabaw, V., Berikoff, A., Elliot, E., & Tucker, A. (2007). Anti-racism and post-colonialism in early childhood education. International Journal of Psychology, Summer, 30-33.

PDF Pacini-Ketchabaw, V., Kocher, L., Berger, I., Isaac, K., & Mort, J. (2007). Thinking differently about ‘quality’ in British Columbia: Dialogue with the Reggio Emilia Early Childhood Project. Canadian Children, 32(1), 4-11.

PDF Pence, A., & Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. (2007). Innovative approaches in early childhood education: An international dialogue. Interaction, 20 (4), 24.

PDF Pacini-Ketchabaw, G., Elliot, E., & Berikoff, A. (2007). Reflections on meaning making with early childhood educators. Interaction, 20 (4), 29-30.

PDF Pence, A. (2006). Seeking the other 99 languages of ECE: A keynote address by Alan Pence. Interaction, 29 (3), 28-29.

PDF Pence, A., & Pacini-Ketchabaw, V. (2006). The Investigating ‘Quality’ Project: Challenges and possibilities for Canada. Interaction, 20 (3), 11-13.

PDF Pacini-Ketchabaw, V., & Pence, A. (2005). Contextualizing the reconceptualist movement in Canadian early childhood education. In V. Pacini-Ketchabaw & A. Pence (Eds.), Canadian early childhood education: Broadening and deepening discussions of quality (pp. 5-20). Ottawa, ON: Canadian Child Care Federation.

 

Reports and Newsletters

PDFInvestigating Quality Project (Spring 2012)

PDFPedagogical Connections, Issue 7, Spring 2011

PDF Pedagogical Connections, Issue 6, Fall 2010

PDF Pedagogical Connections, Issue 5, Fall 2009

PDF Pedagogical Connections, Issue 4, Spring 2009

PDF Pedagogical Connections, Issue 3, Winter 2009

PDF Pedagogical Connections, Issue 2, Fall 2008

PDF Pedagogical Connections, Issue 1, Summer 2008