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Professional identity in early childhood care and education: perspectives of pre-school and infant teachers (Pre-Published Version)
This paper explores perceptions of professional identity in the early childhood care and educations sector (ECCE) in the Republic of Ireland (ROI). It is concerned with the status, salary and conditions of those working ...
Untangling the knots – [k]not easy: professional identity in the early childhood care and education sector
Those working in the Early Childhood Care and Education sector have struggled for professional recognition and status. While professional identity, or lack of it, is associated with a multiplicity of factors, this paper ...
Where to now for early childhood care and education (ECCE) graduates? A study of the experiences of Irish BA ECCE degree graduates
(Taylor & Francis [Routledge], 2013)
International definitions of early childhood locate the field with the care and education of children between birth and six years. In Ireland, this definition applies to both pre-school and the infant classes of primary ...
‘An undervalued, under-appreciated profession, long hours, hard work, poor pay’. A study of the professional identity of BA ECCE graduates
(Institute of Technology Sligo, 2012)
Drawing upon a Bachelor of Arts (BA) ECCE graduate occupational profile survey, this paper explores the experiences of graduates with particular reference to the relationship between graduate qualifications and professional ...