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Early Childhood Journals

Early Childhood Journals


International Journal of Early Years Education
Forum for researchers and practitioners to debate the theories, research, policy and practice which
sustain effective early years education world-wide. It offers a comparative perspective on research
and major new initiatives in the care and education of young children. Since its inception the
journal has carried reports and research articles which evaluate and highlight innovative practice
throughout the international community.
Editor: Iram Siraj-Blatchford, Institute of Education, University of London, UK
 3 issues per year
Early Child Development and Care
Early Child Development and Care is a multidisciplinary publication that serves psychologists,
educators, psychiatrists, paediatricians, social workers and other professionals who deal with
research, planning, education and care of infants and young children.
Editor: Roy Evans, School of Education, Brunel University, Middlesex UK
 8 issues per year
Early Education and Development
Early Education and Development (EED) is a journal designed to help you keep up to date with
current empirical research of importance in the fields of early education and child development. By
emphasizing the practical applications of research findings, it serves as an important connecting link
between the research and practice communities.
Editor: Susanne Denham (Published by Psychology Press, VT United States)
 4 issues per year
International Journal of Early Childhood
OMEP journal: The International Journal of Early Childhood is a blind, peer reviewed journal with
a circulation of approximately 2,000. This represents individual members, organizations, and
libraries in overs seventy countries throughout the world. .
Editor: Ingrid Pramling
 2 issues per year
Early Childhood Education Journal
Early Childhood Education Journal is a professional publication for early childhood practitioners,
such as classroom teachers, child care providers, and teacher educators, all of whom are dedicated
to the education and care of young children, ages birth through eight. The journal publishes peer-
reviewed articles covering curriculum, child care programs, administration, staff development,
family-school relationships, equity issues, multicultural units, health nutrition, facilities, special
needs, employer-sponsored care, infant/toddler programs, child development, advocacy, and more.
Editor: Mary Renck Jalongo (Publisher:Springer Science Formerly Kluwer Academic Publishers)
 4 or 5 issues a year
Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development
Editors: Geva Blenkin, Educational Consultant, UK and Rod Parker-Rees, Faculty of Education,
University of Plymouth, UK
 3 issues per year

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Early Childhood Research Quarterly


Early Childhood Research Quarterly is the scholarly journal of the National Association for the
Education of Young Children (NAEYC). For the past fifteen years, Early Childhood Research
Quarterly has influenced the field of early childhood development and education through the
publication of work that meets the highest standards of scholarly and practical significance. Its
articles challenge readers to change the way they think about some of the most critical issues.
Editor: K.E. Diamond Elsevier Educational Research
 4 issues per year
Journal of Early Childhood Research
The Journal of Early Childhood Research provides an international forum for the dissemination of
early childhood research, bridging cross-disciplinary areas and applying theory and research within
the professional community. This reflects the world-wide growth in research on learning and
development in early childhood and the impact of this on provision. The journal will have particular
relevance to policy-makers and practitioners working in fields related to early childhood.
Editor: Carol Aubrey University of Warwick, UK and Cathy Nutbrown University of Sheffield,
UK and Peter Tymms University of Durham, UK
European Early Childhood Research Journal
Publication of the European Early Childhood Research Association (EECERA)
Editor: Christine Pascal Centre for Research in Early Childhood University College Worcester UK
 2 issues per year
Childhood Education
Official journal of Association for Childhood Education International (formerly Association for
Childhood Education) in the United States – a very practitioner focussed journal.
 6 issues per year
Australian Journal of Early Childhood
Early Childhood Australia
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood is a new online, fully-refereed, international research
journal. The journal provides a forum for researchers and professionals who are exploring new and
alternative perspectives in their work with young children (from birth to eight years of age) and
their families. It aims to present opportunities for scholars to highlight the ways in which the
boundaries of early childhood studies and practice are expanding, and for readers to participate in
the discussion of emerging issues, contradictions and possibilities.
 Online journal - 3 issues per year
Early Childhood Research and Practice
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood is a new online, fully-refereed, international research
journal. The journal provides a forum for researchers and professionals who are exploring new and
alternative perspectives in their work with young children (from birth to eight years of age) and
their families. It aims to present opportunities for scholars to highlight the ways in which the
boundaries of early childhood studies and practice are expanding, and for readers to participate in
the discussion of emerging issues, contradictions and possibilities.
Editor: Lillian Katz
 Online journal – 3 issues per year (your just find this through Google

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Journals: Early Childhood, Child Development, and Children with Additional Needs
Journal Title Impact Factor
Advances in Child Development & Behavior 0.765
Australian Journal of Early Childhood
British Journal of Developmental Disabilities 0.550
British J of Developmental Psychology 1.375
Child Development 3.893
Childhood: a global journal of child research 0.623
Childhood Education
Children and Society
Cognitive Development 1.109
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood
Developmental Psychology 3.556
Dyslexia 1.615
Early Childhood Research Quarterly 0.951
Early Years: An International J of Research & Development
Early Child Development and Care
Early Education and Development
Early Childhood Education Journal
Early Childhood Research and Practice
Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development
European Early Childhood Research Journal
Infant and Child Development 0.482
Infant Mental Health Journal 0.843
Intervention in School and Clinic 0.157
International Journal of Early Years Education
International Journal of Early Childhood
J of Applied Developmental Psychology 1.027
J of Autism and Developmental Disorders 2.410
J of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 4.404
J of College Student Development 0.537
J of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 2.170
J of Early Childhood Literacy
Journal of Early Childhood Research
J of Early Intervention 1.088
J of Intellectual Disability Research 1.068
J of Learning Disabilities 1.235
J of School Psychology 0.894
J of Special Education 1.154
J of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 4.767
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly 0.941
Psychology in the Schools 0.538
Remedial and special Education 0.848
Research in Developmental Disabilities 1.061
School Psychology Quarterly 0.500
School Psychology Review 0.905
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education 0.711
Young Children 0.091