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RIA # 148: Susanne Garvis on Early Childhood Education

Susanne Garvis

On this episode, Katie is joined by Susanne Garvis, a professor of child and youth studies (early childhood) at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden and a guest professor at Stockholm University, Sweden. She is a mixed-methods researcher in the field of early childhood education and has been involved in national and international research projects, consultancy and work with governments, agencies and NGOs. Professor Garvis is the leader of the funded Nordic Systems Approach to Early Childhood research. Her research interests include, policy, quality and learning development with teachers, young children and their families.

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Show Notes

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Segment 1: Researching Early Childhood [00:00-12:28]

In this first segment, Susie shares about her research on early childhood education.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 2: Engaging in Cross-Cultural Research [12:29-22:18]

In segment two, Susie discusses her experience researching in other countries.

In this segment, the following resources are mentioned:

Segment 3: Challenges and Issues in Early Childhood Education [22:19-34:12]

In segment three, Susie shares some of the challenges early childhood educators face.

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