What makes good preschools good for all children

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The purpose of the study on which this article rests is to supplement ECERS-3 observations of the learning environment (n=31) for 3–5-yearold children attending preschool activities in Favrskov Municipality, Denmark. The paper gives an in-depth analysis of characteristic features of high-quality preschool activities within the areas of Interaction and Programme Structure with a focus on the interaction between pedagogues and children, illustrating if and how high quality benefits children in vulnerable positions. The purpose of the overall ECERS project is to identify key quality features and practice of Danish preschool settings. The research question is: What makes good preschools good for all children, specifically for children at risk?
Translated title of the contributionHvad gør gode dagtilbud gode for alle børn
Original languageEnglish
JournalEarly Child Development and Care
Issue number0
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • learning, educational science and teaching
  • research designs, theory and method
  • children and youth
  • education, professions and jobs

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