References: 2. Key principles for ECEC and pre-primary education

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  • Historical photographs: University of Jyväskylä / Open Science Centre, Jyväskylä University Museum.
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  • National strategy for children: report of the parliamentary committee. 2021:8. 
  • OECD (2021), Starting Strong VI: Supporting Meaningful Interactions in Early Childhood Education and Care. Starting Strong. OECD Publishing, Paris. 
  • Pihlainen, K., Reunamo, J. & Kärnä, E. (2019). Lapset varhaiskasvatuksen arvioijina – Lasten mukavina pitämät asiat päiväkodissa ja perhepäivähoidossa. Journal of Early Childhood Education Research, 8 (1), 121–142. 
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More information:

  • Lämsä, T. (2017). Näkyvä lapsuus: lapsuuskuva havainnointipäiväkirjassa ja television mainoskuvissa (väitöskirja). (2017). Jyväskylä studies in education, psychology and social research 588. Jyväskylä: Jyväskylän yliopisto. Doctoral thesis.

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