DEC Conference International Session Resources

Thank you to everyone who attended our session today, Rights-based Approaches in the Field of Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education. Here are the some of the resources we discussed.

The documentary- Voices of Children

  • A 24-minutes long documentary on the actions of young children in four languages in eight diverse sites 
    • Brazil, India, Kenya, Singapore, and the US 
  • The documentary follows the themes embedded in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child by advocating for inclusive practices in early childhood education 

International Frameworks

Other Resources

  • Murray, J.  (2019). Hearing young children’s voices, International Journal of Early Years Education, 27(1), 1-5, DOI: 10.1080/09669760.2018.1563352
  • Khoja, N. (2016). Situating children’s voices: Considering the context when conducting research with young children. Children & Society, 30(4), 314-323.
  • Video on creation of principled framework to incorporate children’s voices in Australia —
  • Johnson, V., & West, A. (2018). Children’s Participation in Global Contexts: Going Beyond Voice. New York: Routledge.

Our contact info:

Serra Acar,

Angi Stone-MacDonald,

One comment to DEC Conference International Session Resources

  1. lisa says:

    The DEC Conference International Session Resources are a treasure trove of knowledge and insights from a global perspective. These resources hold the key to expanding our horizons, fostering cross-cultural understanding, and driving innovation in the field.

    International sessions at conferences like DEC offer a unique opportunity to tap into a diverse pool of expertise. They provide a platform for exchanging ideas, sharing best practices, and gaining fresh perspectives that can enrich our work and promotion

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