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[2017, 11-2] A Consideration on Problems and Implications of Japanese New Nintei Kodomo-en 이미지

[2017, 11-2] A Consideration on Problems and Implications of Japanese New Nintei Kodomo-en

  • chief of researchGyurim Lee
  • researchers
  • pages0pages
  • Report No.
  • Reg No.
  • ISBNISSN 1976-6793
  • Date2017.09.30

Abstract



The purpose of this study was to consider the integration of kindergartens and child care centers in Korea by examining the case of Nintei Kodomo-en, a newly integrated institution in Japan. In 2006, the first model of Nintei Kodomo-en was installed but failed. From april, 2015, a new model was initiated, improving the problems of the previous model, with the three laws related to Child Care and Children. The study analyzed the process and drew implications that can be applied to our situations. For this, data were collected from preceding researches and Japanese government conference reports. Concretely speaking, this study analyzed the history of kindergartens and child care centers, found the definition and history of Nintei Kodomo-en including its issues and problems, and discussed 4 implications for our country.



Key words: integration of early childhood education and care, New Nintei Kodomo-en, kindergarten, child care center