The following information has been incorrectly published in Chapters 1, 8 and 9 of the previous publication of the book. The changes are rectified now and please find the details below: In Chapter 1 entitled "Early Childhood Education Policies in Australia", the e-mail address of the author Anna Kilderry is not included in the chapter opening page. The e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org In page 3 the citation (ABS 2011) in the sentence "Most immigrants arrived from the UK…" is incorrect. The correct citation should read as ‘(ABS 2011b)’ In page 6, the sentence "Indeed, the Productivity Commission (PC)…" is incorrect. The correct sentence is "Indeed, the Productivity Commission’s (PC) recent report (2014c) states:" In page 20, the sentence "For example, the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young Australians (MCEETYA 2008) …" is incorrect. The correct sentence is "For example, the Melbourne Declaration on Educational Goals for Young.
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
ECE – early childhood education ECCE – early childhood care and education ECES – early childhood education services MoE – Ministry of Education NAEYC – National Association for the Education of Young Children NGOs – Non-government organisations NZD – New Zealand dollar OECD – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development UNCRC – United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund In page 166, the sentence “After 1986–1987, the focus…” is incorrect. The correct sentence is “After 1986–1987, the focus of advocacy for ECES was shifted to equitable resources for childcare.” In page 168, the citation in sentence “Statements foreshadowing the…” is missing. It has now been included to read as “Statements foreshadowing the development of a national ECCE curriculum were included in Education to Be More (Department of Education 1988a).”
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