Kindergarten publications

NZFKU – NZFKA - NZK Inc.

 

Data-base (in progress) for New Zealand publications concerning kindergarten

Booklets and books

Chapter in book

  • Hughes, B., Lindegren, B. & Lockhart, P. (1993) New Zealand Free Kindergarten Union 1926-, (ed.) A. Else, Women Together: A history of women’s organisations in New Zealand – Nga Ropu Wahine o te Motu, (pp. 339-341) Department of Internal Affairs/Daphne Brasell Associates Press, Wellington

Reports

  • Auckland Kindergarten Association (1991) Our future after the “Meade Report”, Auckland
  • CECUA & NZFKU (1992) Kindergarten professional support scheme review: Report of the review committee, Wellington
  • Bowring, Burgess Marsh & McLennan (1985) Security guide for protecting your kindergarten, NZFKU, Wellington
  • Boyd, L. & Lee, W.  (1988) Training Specifications for a kindergarten teacher: Choosing a training provider, NZ Free Kindergarten Employers
  • Campbell, N. & Coulter C. (199?)  Managing the change process and funding through sponsorship: Report to the New Zealand Free Kindergarten Association,  New Zealand
  • Davison, C., Mitchell, L. & Peter, M. (2010) A survey of kindergarten provision: Results of a 2010 survey of New Zealand Kindergartens Inc. kindergarten associations, Wilf Malcom Institute of Education Research, Waikato University, Hamilton
  • Elliott, Brian (February 1987) Report to the Department of Education on Kindergarten Maintenance, NZFKU, Wellington
  • Muir, Shirley (chair) (c. 1978) The report of the committee set up at the 1977 AGM of the NZFKU to: (1) examine the whole system of Kindergarten Administration; (2) provide assistance to Associations taking disciplinary action, NZFKU, Wellington
  • NZ Kindergarten Inc. Te Pūtahi Kura Puhou o Aotearoa (July 2005) Issues Paper, Wellington
  • NZ Kindergartens Inc. Te Pūtahi Kura Puhou o Aotearoa (2010) Quality ECE: worth the investment, Wellington
  • NZ Kindergartens Inc. Te Pūtahi Kura Puhou o Aotearoa (2011) Economics of ECE, Wellington
  • NZ Free Kindergarten Associations Inc. Te Pūtahi Kura Puhou o Aotearoa (1996) Governance and management, Wellington
  • NZFKU (1982) Report  of the New Zealand Free Kindergarten Union executive sub committee examining area administration, Wellington
  • NZFKU (1994) Kindergarten professional support scheme: Report of the working group, Wellington

Journals/magazines

Brochures – booklets

Miscellaneous

Literature relevant to kindergarten in New Zealand

Historical and biographical accounts of kindergarten

Theses

  • Anderson, Lynne (2002) [NZ] Kindergarten teachers’ perspectives on the role of music in early childhood education, unpublished M.ed. thesis, University of South Australia
  • Ashby, Gerald (1970) Some aspects of pre-school education as viewed by kindergarten teachers and student teachers, unpublished MA thesis, University of Otago
  • Backhouse, Pamela, J. (2012) Education support workers' perspectives on their work with children with disabilities in New Zealand kindergarten settings, unpublished MA thesis, Victoria University Wellington
  • Bethell, Kerry (1998) Skirting the boundaries: The impact of marriage and domesticity on women’s perceptions of kindergarten and primary teaching as a career in postwar New Zealand,  unpublished M.Ed thesis, Massey University
  • Bethell, Kerry (2008) Not [just] for a name that we plead’: Fashioning the ideological origins of early kindergarten in Dunedin and Wellington, New Zealand, 1870 - 1913, unpublished Ph.D thesis, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Bishop, Rachel (1980) The architecture of children, unpublished B.Arch thesis University of Auckland
  • Christison, Isobel (1965) A survey of preschool educational services in New Zealand, unpublished MA thesis, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Clark, Beverley (2005) Private speech: a window in the self-talk of kindergarten children from diverse language backgrounds, unpublished Ed.D thesis, University of Auckland.
  • Cooper, Michael (1976) An investigation into the teaching activities of kindergarten activities, unpublished M.Ed thesis, University of Waikato
  • Cosson, Betty (1970) A history of the training of kindergarten teachers in Auckland 1908 - 1948, unpublished investigation for Dip.Ed University of Auckland
  • Davison, Claire (1996) The bulk funding of New Zealand kindergartens: Issues and effects, unpublished M. Ed. thesis, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Dempster, Dorothy (1986) From patronage to parent participation: The development of the Dunedin Free Kindergarten Association, unpublished Dip.Ed thesis, University of Otago
  • Dimick, Joan (1978) Availability and utilisation of pre-school facilities in Christchurch, unpublished MA thesis, University of Canterbury
  • Dougherty, U. (1994) Kindergarten bulk funding, teacher and parent perceptions of salary bulk funding and its effect on the quality of care and education, unpublished M.Ed thesis, Massey University
  • Duncan, Judith (1994). The national New Zealand kindergarten teachers collective employment contract negotiations of 1992,  unpublished research study in partial fulfilment of the PG.Dip.Arts, University of Otago
  • Duncan, Judith  (2001). Restructuring lives: Kindergarten teachers and the education reforms 1984 - 1996, unpublished Ph.D thesis, University of Otago
  • Hall, Alan (1976) A study of aspects of the verbal behaviour of kindergarten and playcentre teachers, unpublished Med thesis, University of Waikato
  • Heslop, Jane (1990) Early childhood care and education as social control: An examination of the kindergarten training curriculum in Auckland between 1910 and 1990, unpublished M.Phil thesis, University of Auckland.
  • Ilias, Hasnan bin (1993) A study of parents’ views of their involvement in kindergartens in greater Wellington New Zealand, unpublished M.Ed thesis, Victoria University Wellington
  • Lalande, Caroline Irina (1997) Can four severely to profoundly deaf children initiate in their local kindergarten or primary school? unpublished M.Ed. thesis, University of Waikato
  • Langley, John (1997) The development of an in-service training programme to enable kindergarten teachers to better manage the behaviour of young children with behaviour disorders, unpublished Ph.D thesis, University of Canterbury
  • Levitt, Phyllis (1979) Public Concern for Young Children: A Socio-historical Study of Reform in Dunedin 1879 - 1889, unpublished Ph.D. thesis, University of Otago,
  • Martin-Mckenzie, Justine (2004) An investigation of gender difference in four year old children’s visual art experiences  at kindergarten, unpublished M.Tch.Ln thesis, University of Canterbury
  • McLachlan-Smith, Claire (1996) Emergent literacy in New Zealand kindergartens: an examination of policy and practice, unpublished Ph.D thesis, Massey University
  • Meade, Anne (1979) An Organisational Study of the Kindergarten and Playcentre Movements in NZ, unpublished Ph.D. thesis Victoria University of Wellington
  • Rachmani, Rachel (2011) The effects of a phonological awareness and alphabet knowledge intervention on four year old kindergarten children, unpublished M.Ed thesis University of Waikato
  • Ritchie, Lorraine (1997) The negotiated curriculum: a case study of four kindergartens, unpublished M.Ed thesis, University of Waikato
  • Scrivens, Cushla (1999) Leadership in early childhood: the kindergarten experience, unpublished M.Ed thesis, Massey University
  • Sherley, Brenda (2011) Kindergarten and new entrant teachers’ beliefs and practices in mathematics teaching and learning, unpublished Ph.D thesis, Victoria University Wellington
  • Te One, Sarah, (2008) Perceptions of children’s rights in three early childhood settings, unpublished Ph.D thesis, Victoria University Wellington
  • Terreni, Lisa (2009) A case study: how young children and teachers use an interactive whiteboard in a New Zealand kindergarten settings for visual art learning experiences, unpublished M.Ed thesis Victoria University Wellington
  • Trenworth, Timothy (1985) Safety education and the New Zealand kindergarten, unpublished MA thesis, University of Auckland
  • Varcoe, Phyllis (1967) A proposed three year education and training course for New Zealand Free Kindergarten students, unpublished Dip.Ed thesis, University of Otago
  • White, Kelly (1999) The first promotion: self concept and the transition form afternoon to morning kindergarten, unpublished M.Ed thesis, Massey University
  • Wood, Lynda (1981) Pre-school experiences: a comparison of children from kindergarten, playcentre and day care, unpublished MA thesis University of Auckland
  • Woodhead, Eileen (2016) Poetry in motion: A study of poetry in the kindergarten settings of Aotearoa, New Zealand, unpublished MA thesis, University of Otago

Chapters in books

  • Bethell, Kerry (2010) ‘To venture with purpose: A colonial and transnational story of Miss Mary Richmond’s 1907 travels abroad, (eds.) K. Neumann, U. Sauerbrey, & M. Winkler, Frobelpadagogik im Kontext der Moderne. Bildung Erziehung und soziales Handeln, (pp. 113-127), IKS Garamond, Edition Paideia, Jena.
  • Bethell, Kerry (2016 in press) Froebelian Teachers Abroad: Implementing a modern infant education system in colonial Wellington, New Zealand, 1906 - 1925, (eds.) H. May, K. Nawrotzki and L. Prochner, (pp. ???) Kindergarten narratives on Froebelian education: Transnational investigations, Bloomsbury, London.
  • Brockett, Joan (1978) Towards an evaluation of kindergarten teacher training, (eds.) G. McDonald & P.E. Dinness, Young Children and Early Childhood Services. Some New Zealand Research (pp.163-170), NZCER, Wellington
  • Cooper, Michael (1978) Interactions in pre-school settings: aspects of teaching behaviour in some New Zealand kindergartens, (eds.) G. McDonald & P.E. Dinness, Young Children and Early Childhood Services. Some New Zealand Research (pp. 59-70), NZCER, Wellington
  • Duncan, Judith (2008) Misplacing the teacher? New Zealand early childhood teachers and early childhood education policy reforms, 1984-96, (ed.) E. Wood, The Routledge reader in early childhood education, (pp. 251-253). Routledge, Milton Park.
  • Duncan, Judith (2009) "If you think they can do - then they can". Two-year-olds in Aotearoa New Zealand kindergartens and changing professional perspectives (eds.) D. Berthelsen, J. Brownlee & E. Johansson, Participatory learning in the early years: Research and pedagogy (pp. 164-184), Routledge, New York,  
  • Glass, B., Baker, K., & Ellis, R. (2009) Botany Downs Kindergarten COI, 2006-8 (ed.) A. Meade, Generating the waves: Innovation in early childhood education, (pp. 12-19) NZCER Press, Wellington
  • Hall, Alan (1978) Who talks to whom , about what? Aspects of verbal behavior of kindergarten and playcentre teachers, (eds.) G. McDonald & P.E. Dinness Young Children and Early Childhood Services. Some New Zealand Research (pp.45-58) NZCER, Wellington
  • Henson, K., Smith, H. & Mayo, E. (2009) Kidsfirst Kindergartens Bush St Centre of Innovation 2006 - 2008, (ed.) A. Meade, Generating the waves: Innovation in early childhood education, ( pp. 9-12) NZCER Press, Wellington
  • Henson, K., Smith, H. & Mayo, E. (2010) Researching teaching and learning through storytelling: using a central character, (ed.) A. Meade, Dispersing the waves: Innovation in early childhood education, (pp. 5-12) NZCER Press, Wellington
  • Hughes, Beryl (1991) Mary Richmond, (eds.) C. Macdonald, M. Penfold, & B. Williams, The book of New Zealand women—Ko kui ma te kaupapa (pp. 565-567) Bridget Williams Books, Wellington
  • May, Helen (1992) Learning through play: Women, progressivism and early childhood education 1920's - 1950's, (eds.) S. Middleton & A. Jones, Women and education in Aotearoa 2 (pp. 83-101), Bridget Williams Books, Wellington
  • May, Helen (2010) Refashioning the colonial kindergarten: A political story from Aotearoa - New Zealand, (eds.) K. Neumann, U.  Sauerbrey, & M. Winkler,  Frobelpadagogik im Kontext der Moderne. Bildung Erziehung und soziales
  • May, Helen (2016 in press) Relocation, Continuity and Change: Dunedin Kindergartens, New Zealand, 1890's - 2010's, (eds.) H. May, K. Nawrotzki and L. Prochner, (p. ???) Kindergarten narratives on Froebelian education: Transnational investigations, Bloomsbury, London.
  • McDonald, Geraldine (1993) Organisations Concerned with Early Childhood Care and Education  (ed.) A. Else, Women Together: A History of Women’s Organisations in New Zealand – Nga Ropu Wahine o te Motu (pp. 329-337), Historical Branch of Internal Affairs/Daphne Brasell Associates Press, Wellington
  • Meade, Anne (1978) Consequences of organisational differences in pre-school movements, (eds.) G. McDonald & P.E. Dinniss, Young Children and Early Childhood Services. Some New Zealand Research (pp.111-118) NZCER, Wellington
  • National Council of Women of New Zealand (1975)  Learmonth Dalrymple (ed.) K. Glasgow, A New Earth: Pioneer Women of New Zealand, Tauranga
  • O’Rourke, Maris (1978) Relative status and contribution of pre-school teachers as viewed by kindergarten teacher trainees in successive years, (eds.) G. McDonald & P.E. Dinniss, Young Children and Early Childhood Services. Some New Zealand Research (pp.119-122) NZCER, Wellington
  • Ramsay, K., Sturm, J., Breen, J., Lee, W. & Carr, M.  (2006) South Roskill Kindergarten Centre of Innovation team reflections, (ed.) A. Meade, Riding the waves: Innovation in early childhood education, (pp. 38-44) NZCER Press, Wellington
  • Simpson, Jean (1993) New Zealand Free Kindergarten Teachers’ Association, (ed.) A. Else, Women Together, A History of Women’s Organisations in New Zealand –Ngā Rōpū Wāhine o te Motu (pp. 345-347), Historical Branch of Internal Affairs/Daphne Brasell Associates Press, Wellington

Journal articles

  • Andrews, Anne, (1974) Sydenham Kindergarten, Pre School education, vol. 4. No.2,  pp. 6-10
  • Barney, David (1971) Profile of Manawatu kindergarten staff, Pre-school education, vol. 2 no.1.
  • Barney, W. D., Barney, N., Dutton, N. S. & Black, E. (1972) Relative status and contribution of kindergarten teachers, Pre-school education, vol. 3 no.2.
  • Barney, David, (1976) The pre-school environment: why some New kindergartens so noisy? Set: research information for teachers 2, NZCER
  • Barney, David, (1983) The pre-school environment, Early childhood folio 1, item 7
  • Bethell, Kerry (1999) Research Report: Skirting the Boundaries: Marriage Motherhood and Kindergarten Teaching in New Zealand, Early education, no. 19, Autumn ???
  • Bethell, Kerry (2001) ‘The Will to Serve and the Wit to Know the Way’: The work of Miss Mary Richmond in the establishment of kindergarten in Wellington, 1890 - 1913, Early education, Winter, pp. 31-38.
  • Bethell, Kerry (2006) To bring into play: Miss Richmond’s utilization of kindred networks in the diffusion of kindergarten ideals into practice, History of Education, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 225-224
  • Bethell, Kerry (2014) Five and six year olds at kindergarten: Miss Morris’ experimental primary class, Wellington Free Kindergarten Association 1921-1927, NZ journal of teachers work, vol. 11, no.1, pp. 30-48
  • Bethell, K. & Sewell, A.  (2010) Researching an everyday teacher in 1940s New Zealand: New Liaisons – New Stories, International Research Journal in Early Childhood Education,  vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 10-28
  • Bruce, Lynne, (1980) Block and outdoor play at Lyall Bay Kindergarten, Pre-school education, vol. 8. No. 2, pp. 6-8
  • Carr, M., Clarkin-Phillips, J., Resink, C., Anderson, M. & Jack, T. (2013) Toku matauranga orange: making visible the learning journey from early childhood [at Taitoko Kindergarten] to school, Early childhood folio, vol. 17, no.1, pp. 36-40
  • Cook, R. & Wilson, J. (1992) Kindergarten children who cause concern. Set: research information for teachers 2, NZCER
  • Colbert, J. (2006) New forms of an old art- children’s story telling and ICT [at Westmere Kindergarten], Early childhood folio 10, pp. 2-5
  • Cosson, Betty (1975) End of an Era, Pre-school education, vol. 4, no. 4, May 1975, pp. 8-10
  • Clark, K. Cook [May], H. & Pearson, J. (1983) Two models of unionism in early childhood education: The Kindergarten Teachers Association, and the Early Childhood Workers Union, Papers for third Early Childhood Convention. August 1983, pp. 12-15
  • Clarkin-Phillips, J. & Carr, M. (2009) Strengthening responsive reciprocal relationships in a whānau tangata [kindergarten] centre, Early childhood folio 13, pp. 12-15
  • Creakkle Mr. (1939)  Caution! Children at work. Some thoughts about kindergarten,  National Education, September 1, pp. 320-321, 326
  • Dalli, Carmen (2011) A curriculum of open possibilities: a New Zealand kindergarten teacher’s view of professional practice, Early years, vol. 31, no.3, pp. 1-15
  • Dann, Christine (1979) Kindy teachers sent to Coventry, Broadsheet, no. 70, pp. 405.
  • Dann, Christine (1979) Women and children last – the sorry plight of kindergarten teachers, Broadsheet, no. 74, pp. 14-16.
  • Davison, Claire (1998) Kindergartens and the State Sector Act, Ian Livingstone (ed.), New Zealand annual review of education 1997, Victoria University School of Education and NZCER, Wellington, pp. 151-176
  • Davison, Claire (2012) New Zealand kindergartens 2005 - 2010: Funding and operational changes. Waikato journal of education, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 5-16.
  • Dixon, Janet (1975) Kindergarten as I see it, Pre-school education, vol. 4 no. 4, pp. 12-14
  • Duncan, Judith (1996) ‘For the sake of the children’ as the worth of the teacher? The gendered discourse of the New Zealand national kindergarten teachers’ employment negotiations, Gender and education, vol. 8 no. 2, pp. 159-170
  • Duncan, Judith (1999) New Zealand kindergarten teachers and sexual abuse protection policies, Teaching and teacher education, pp. 243-252
  • Duncan, Judith (2001) Taking the life out of what you do: Kindergarten teachers talk education changes, 1984 - 1996, New Zealand research in early childhood education, 4, pp. 103-124
  • Duncan, Judith (2002) Like the crabs in the bucket: Kindergarten teachers talk changes, 1984-1996. New Zealand journal of educational studies, vol. 37, no. 2, pp. 141-157
  • Duncan, Judith  (2004). Talking personally: Kindergarten teachers talk education reforms. Women’s Studies Journal (NZ), vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 66-78
  • Duncan, Judith (2004) Misplacing the teacher? New Zealand early childhood teachers and early childhood education policy reform 1984 - 1996. Contemporary issues in early childhood education, vol. 15, no.2, pp. 160-177
  • Duncan, Judith  (2007) New Zealand free kindergarten: Free of freely forgotten, International journal of qualitative studies in education, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 319-333.
  • Duncan, Judith (2009) Aotearoa New Zealand kindergarten parents reflecting on kindergarten 2006-2007, The open education journal, vol. 2, pp. 1-10.
  • Duncan, J.  &  Rowe, L. (1997) ‘Don’t be too polite girls. Don’t be too polite’. Kindergarten teachers and Employment Contracts, (ed) I. Livingstone, New Zealand Annual Review of Education 1996, Faculty of Education, Victoria University and NZCER, Wellington, pp. 157-180
  • Duncan, J., Dalli, C. & Lawrence, J. (2007) The changing face of kindergarten: a national picture of two-year olds within kindergartens, (ed) I. Livingstone, New Zealand annual review of education, Faculty of Education, Victoria University and NZCER, Wellington, vol. 14, pp. 119-140
  • Glass, B., Baker, K. & Ellis, R.  Documenting for inclusion: how do we create an inclusive environment for all children, Early childhood folio 12, pp. 36-40
  • Haggerty, M., Simonson, Y., Blake, M. & Mitchell, L. (2007) Investing multiple literacies: Wadestown Kindergarten Centre of Innovation, Early childhood folio, 11 , pp. 15-20
  • Hall, Alan, (1975) Early childhood education programme: Hamilton Teachers College, Pre-school education, vol. 5. no. 1, pp. 1 1-14
  • Halliday, J. & McNaughton, S. (1982) Sex difference in play at kindergarten, New Zealand journal of educational studies, vol.17, no.2, pp. 161-170
  • Hartley, C., Rogers, P., Smith, J. & Lovatt, D. (2014) Transition portfolios: another tool in the transition kete, Early childhood folio, vol. 18. no. 2, pp. 3-5.
  • Houlker, Robyn (1978) Pre-school with a difference: The mobile unit, Auckland, Pre-school education, vol. 7. No. 1. pp. 14-15.
  • Hughes, Beryl  ‘England, Maud Russell 1863 - 1956'  Dictionary of New Zealand biography
  • Keen, June (1980) Aims and objectives of kindergarten programmes in the Auckland metropolitan area, Australian journal of early childhood, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 32-37
  • Keen, June (1980) Characteristics of the kindergarten teacher,  Pre-school education,  vol 8. No. 2, pp. 2-5
  • Kelly, J.  White, J. (2012) Pedagogy beyond the gate: the Ngahere Project, Early childhood folio 16,  no.2, pp. 5-11
  • Loveridge, Judith, (2004) Young children’s learning in early education settings [including a kindergarten] and at home” mothers’ understanding, Early childhood folio 8, pp. 2-.
  • Mayo-Haggitt, Audrey (1976)  Early childhood preparation: Christchurch Teachers’ College, Pre-school education, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 10-14
  • McLachlan-Smith, C. & St George, A. (1997) Emergent literacy in kindergarten, Early childhood folio 3, pp. 13 -18
  • McLachlan-Smith, C. & St George, A. (1999) Parental beliefs and literacy practices with kindergarten-age children, Early childhood folio 4, pp. 37-40
  • McMillan, Bruce (1971) One hour in a kindergarten, Pre-school Education, vol.1 no.1.
  • Meade, Anne (1976) Differences in preschool programmes – Real or mythical, Education, No.7.
  • Meade, Anne (March 1977) A survey of Wellington pre-school children, Kindergarten education,  NZFKU
  • Meade, A. & Staden, F. (1986) Once upon a time, amongst blocks and car cases…Action research to enable girls’ mathematics learning, Set: Research information for teachers, No. 2, NZCER
  • Mitchell, L., Simonsen, Y. & Haggerty, M. (2009) Finding out about children’s literacies in family contexts: vignettes from Wadestown Kindergarten,  Early childhood folio 13,  pp. 16-21
  • Noonan, Ros (1976)  ‘Play-doh and power politics: The kindergarten service – a women’s movement from the beginning’, Broadsheet 50, pp. 32-3
  • Page, Dorothy ‘Dalrymple, Learmonth White 1827? - 1906’, Dictionary of New Zealand Biography
  • Page, Dorothy   ‘Reynolds, Rachel Selina 1838 - 1928’,  Dictionary of New Zealand Biography
  • Peters, S., Hartley, C., Rogers, P., Smith, J. & Carr, M. (2009) Supporting the transition from early childhood education to school: insights from one Centre of Innovation project [Mangere Bridge Kindergarten], Early childhood folio 13, pp. 2-6
  • Yaymond, M. & Lane, L. (1977) A progressive environment in the Helen Downer Kindergarten, Pre-school education, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 10-11
  • Scott, Edna (1938). The kindergarten schools, The New Era in Home and School,  vol. 19, no. 6, p.156.
  • Scott, Ted (describer) (1975) An early Wellington kindergarten, Set: information for teachers 1, item 11.
  • Scrivens, Cushla (1999) Leadership in early childhood: the kindergarten experience, Early childhood folio 4, pp. 24-28
  • Sewell, A.  & Bethell, K. (2009) ‘Building interests: A 1940's story of curriculum innovation and contemporary connections’. New Zealand Journal of Teachers’ Work, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 93-110
  • Te One, Sarah (2007) Participatory-research methods with young children [in a kindergarten]: experiences from the field, Early Childhood Folio 11, pp. 21-25.
  • Thomson, Jane ‘Kelsey, Lavinia Jane 1856 - 1948,  Dictionary of New Zealand Biography   
  • Varcoe, Phyllis  (1974) Some thoughts on teacher education, Pre-school education, vo. 4. No. 2, pp. 19-20
  • Varcoe, Phyllis  (1975) Integration, Kindergarten Education, (NZFKU) June, pp. 6-7.
  • Varcoe, Phyllis (1961) The First President, Mrs. Rachel Reynold,  NZFKTA Newsletter
  • Varcoe, Phyllis (1961) The First Secretary Miss L.J. Kelsey, NZFKTA Newsletter.
  • Varcoe, Phyllis (June 1975 and October 1975) Pioneers of the kindergarten movement, Kindergarten Education, NZFKU
  • Wartmann, S. (2002) Transition from kindergarten to school for children with special needs, Early childhood folio 6, pp.31-3

Booklets/ Occasional papers

  • Barney, David (20 February 1970) The Auckland style kindergarten teacher, Auckland
  • Barney, David (1977) Use children make of activities in kindergartens, Department of Education, University of Auckland
  • Bethell, Kerry (2011) Dunedin’s kindergarten pioneers: Some new stories. The founding of free kindergarten provision in Dunedin 1879-1980, Occasional Paper, University of Otago College of Education and the Dunedin Kindergarten Association
  • Bly, Gillian (1968) E tipu e rea o nga ra otou ao (field trip report of  Wellington Kindergarten Teachers College to study preschool education in Maori communities on the east coast, Wellington Kindergarten College.
  • Brickell, C. & Cathey, H. (1987) Guidelines for kindergarten teachers, Kohia Teachers Centre, Auckland
  • Connelly, Elizabeth (1974) A study of rejection incidents in sand and block areas in 15 kindergartens, mimeo, Special topic for Massey University Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Davison, Claire (1997)  The sinking of the kindergarten flagship? Government’s plan to privatise kindergartens: the bulk funding story, Occasional Paper, 3. (ed.) Dalli, C., Institute for Early Childhood Studies, Victoria University Wellington
  • Duncan, Judith (1988) I Spy: Sexual; abuse prevention practices, protection or harm? A kindergarten case study, (ed.) Dalli, C., Institute for Early Childhood Studies, Victoria University Wellington
  • Dunedin Preschool Educational  Centre (1944) Training centre of Plunket and kindergarten teachers, Dunedin
  • Just, M.,  Varcoe, P., & Nind, L. (1982) Guide for observing and participating in kindergarten, Dunedin Free Kindergarten Association, Dunedin Teachers College
  • Keep New Zealand Beautiful (1988) Kindergarten teachers’ handbook, Wellington
  • McDonald, Geraldine (1975) An early Wellington kindergarten, as described by Ted Scott, NZCER, Wellington
  • McDonald, Geraldine (1975) The education of young children in New Zealand. A bulletin for schools, NZCER, Wellington
  • McDonald, Geraldine, (1987) Joining in, children and learning: A study of the mainstreaming with children with educational handicaps into kindergartens and playcentres, NZCER, Wellington
  • Meade, Anne (1981) Public participation in New Zealand pre-school education, Occasional Papers in Sociology and Social Work, No. 4,  Victoria University Wellington
  • Newlands Park Kindergarten buzz book: A hive of activities for parents and pre-schoolers, Wellington, 1984
  • Wartman, Sue (1987) Building blocks and barriers: the transition from kindergarten to school for children with special needs, Department of Education, University of Canterbury
  • Wellington Free Kindergarten Association (ed.) (1939) Let us live with our children, Wellington
  • Wellington Free Kindergarten Association (1949) What it means to be a kindergarten teacher, Wellington
  • Wellington Kindergarten Teachers College (1964) Kindergarten and school, Wellington
  • Wilks, Anne, (1993) Assessment of children in kindergarten and childcare centres. Report to the Ministry of Education, Palmerston North College of Education

Books including kindergarten material

  • Aldrich, H., Matthewsa, J. & Estor, E. (1984) The songs and finger plays of Hokowhitu Kindergarten, Palmerston North
  • Barney, David (1975)  Who gets to pre-school? NZCER, Wellington
  • Goldsmith, P., & Bassett, M. (2007) The Myers, David Ling, Auckland
  • Hatherley, A. & Stewart, J. (1989) The outdoor book: A practical guide, Auckland Kindergarten Association
  • Lee, W., & Monk. H. (198?) Stimulus, Hawkes Bay Kindergarten Teachers Association, Napier
  • May, Helen (1997, 2013 2nd ed.) The discovery of early childhood, NZCER Press, Wellington
  • May, Helen (2001, 2009 2nd ed.) Politics in the playground: The world of early childhood in New Zealand, University of Otago Press, Dunedin
  • May, Helen (2005) School beginnings: A 19th century colonial story, NZCER Press, Wellington
  • May, Helen (2011) ‘I am five and I go to School’: The work and play of early education in New Zealand, University of Otago Press, Dunedin
  • McDonald, G. & Dinness, P. (Eds.) (1978) Young children and early childhood services, NZCER, Wellington
  • McKenzie, D., Lee, H. & Lee, G. (1996) Scholars or dollars? Selected historical case studies of opportunity costs in New Zealand Education (includes chapter on kindergarten), Dunmore Press, Palmerston North
  • Middleton, S. & May, H. (1997) Teachers talk teaching 1915 - 1995, early childhood, school, teachers college, Dunmore Press, Palmerston North.

Conference books/proceedings

  • Convention proceedings: Papers presented at the 8th Early Childhood Convention 22 - 25 September 2003, Palmerston North
  • Foote, L.,  Gold, M. &  Smith, A. (eds.), (1991) Proceedings of the Fifth Early Childhood Convention papers, September 22 - 25, Dunedin
  • O’Rourke, B. & Clough, B. (1978) Early childhood education in New Zealand, Heinemann Educational Books, Auckland (Selection of papers presented at the first NZ early Childhood Care and Development Convention, Christchurch 25 - 28 August, 1975
  • Papers for the Third Early Childhood Convention 1983, Ngaruawahia
  • Early childhood in New Zealand: their needs, our concern. Second early childhood care and education development  convention, August 1979, Christchurch (two volumes)
  • Proceedings of the Fourth Early Childhood Convention, 27 - 30 January 1987 Early Childhood Convention, Wellington
  • Proceedings of the Sixth Early Childhood Convention, 22 - 25 September 1995, Auckland Convention Committee
  • Proceedings of the Seventh Early Childhood Convention, 27 - 30 September, 1999, Nelson
  • Renwick, W. L. (ed.) (1980) Early childhood care and education: Papers from the NZ/OECD conference held at Massey University, Palmerston North 5 - 10 February, 1978, Department of Education, Wellington

 

Government reports significantly about kindergarten

  • Blair, Atholl (1983) Report of the reconvened committee on kindergarten staffing, Department of Education, Wellington
  • Early Childhood Division (1987) Report of the working group on the review of kindergarten professional support scheme, Department of Education, Wellington
  • Department of Education (1959) The Free Kindergarten Regulations, Government Printer, Wellington
  • Department of Education (1954, 1970) Sites building and equipment for free kindergarten,  Wellington.
  • Department of Education (1971) Report of the committee of inquiry into pre-school education, Wellington
  • Department of Education (c.1974) Office manual: Part K kindergarten salaries and staffing, Wellington
  • Department of Education  (May 1978) Professional and administrative support. Report of the joint review committee, Wellington.
  • Department of Education (1980) Training for teachers in kindergarten, Department of Education, Wellington
  • Department of Education  (1981) Basic equipment code for free kindergartens, Wellington
  • Department of Education  (1982) Kindergarten administration: A guide for senior teachers and senior head teachers, Department of Education, Wellington
  • Department of Education (1985) Making effective use of additional teaching staff in kindergartens: A report on the national in-service course held at Lopdell Centre, Auckland 7 - 11 October 1985, Wellington
  • Department of Education (1985 - 1986) Training today for kindergarten teaching and to help shape a future, Wellington
  • Department of Education (1986)  Report of the Working Party of Three Year Training for Kindergarten Teachers, Wellington
  • Education Review Office (1997) What counts as quality in kindergarten? Education Review Office, Wellington
  • Education Review Office (2009) The quality of Education and care in kindergartens, Wellington
  • Kindergarten Working Party (1985) Report to the Education Services Committee by the Kindergarten Working Party on the duties and responsibilities of kindergarten and primary teachers, Wellington
  • Ministry of Education (2004) Professional standards for kindergarten teachers and how to integrate them into performance management systems, Wellington

Government reports relevant to kindergarten

  • Commission on education in New Zealand, Government Printer, Wellington, 1962 (Currie Commission)
  • Committee of enquiry into preschool education, Government Printer, Wellington. 1971 (Hill Report)
  • Department of Education. (1912) Cohen Report on education, Wellington
  • Department of Education. (1944) Ministerial conference on education. Christchurch: Government Printer
  • Department of Education (1947) Report of the consultative committee on pre-school education (Bailey Report) Wellington: Government Printer
  • Department of Education. (1944) Ministerial conference on education. Christchurch: Government Printer
  • Mason, H. G. R. (1944) Education today and tomorrow. Wellington: Department of Education
  • Report to the Education Services  Committee by the Kindergarten working party on the duties and responsibilities of kindergartens and primary teachers (October 1985)

Reports citing or concerning kindergarten matters

  • Accident Compensation Commission (1990) Kindergarten safety standards: A pilot project in association with the Wellington Region Free Kindergarten Association
  • Auckland Kindergarten Association (2014) Celebration Book 20914: Igniting minds – Hei Whakahihiko Hinengaro,  KiNZ, Auckland
  • Burns, Janice (1999) Kindergarten and primary teachers: a comparison of their work, Wellington, NZEI, Te Rui Roa
  • Combined  Early Childhood Union of Aotearoa (1991)  Survey of kindergartens: socioeconomic status of families, fundraising and ability to pay fees, Wellington
  • Combined  Early Childhood Union of Aotearoa (1992) Survey of kindergarten teachers’ workload, Combined  Early Childhood Union of Aotearoa, Wellington
  • Combined  Early Childhood Union of Aotearoa (1992) CECUA working group on kindergarten appointments scheme, Combined  Early Childhood Union of Aotearoa, Wellington
  • Dingemanse, Truus (1993) Factors affecting socio-dramatic play in Christchurch kindergartens, University of Canterbury Education Department, Christchurch.
  • Duncan, J., Dalli, C., Becker, R., Butcher, M., Foster, K., Hayes, K., Lake-Ryan, S., Mackie, B., Montgomery, H., McCormack, P., Muller, R., Sherburd, R., Taita, J., & Walker, W. (2006). Under three-year-olds in kindergarten: children’s experiences and teacher’s practices. Report prepared for the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative, New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Wellington.
  • Duncan, J. & Dalli, C. (nd) Under-3-year-olds in kindergarten: children’s experiences and teacher’s practices,  Summary report for Teaching and Learning Research Initiative, New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Wellington
  • Gilbert, Gwen (1967) The establishment and conduct of in-service courses for kindergarten teachers, NZFKTA, Auckland
  • Glass, B., Baker, K. & Ellis, R. (2009) Inclusion at Botany Downs Kindergarten Centre of Innovation 2006 - 2008 final research report, Ministry of Education, Wellington
  • Houghton, R. & Wilson, A. (1993, 1995) The introduction of bulk funding including salaries of kindergartens: establishment of 1992 baseline for monitoring, University of Otago, Dunedin
  • Houghton, R. & Wilson, A. (1995) The introduction of bulk funding including salaries of kindergartens: Financial and operational impacts for 1993 and 1994, University of Otago, Dunedin
  • Howard, M. (1980) A consideration of the reproduction of the social divisions of class, sex age in two Christchurch preschools: a sociological study of a playcentre and a kindergarten, Christchurch.
  • Hughes, Lee (1987) Looking forward parents and partners in kindergartens, Department of Education, University of Waikato.
  • Kelly, J. & White, J. (2013) The Ngahere Project: teaching and learning possibilities in nature settings, Wilf Malcom Institute of Educational Research, Waikato University
  • Kean, June (1979) The task of the kindergarten, North Shore Teachers College, Auckland
  • Maley- Shaw, Claire (2013) Nature discovery: a research project on the effects on the holistic development and wellbeing of children being in nature on a regular basis in a New Zealand context, Southland Kindergarten Association, Invercargill
  • Meade, Anne (1979) New Zealand early childhood care and education bibliography: 1965 - 1978, NZCER, Wellington
  • Meade, A & Marland, E. (1984) New Zealand early childhood care and education bibliography: 1979 - 1982, NZCER, Wellington
  • Meade, Anne (1985) Kindergarten support scheme evaluation, NZCER, Wellington.
  • Ministry of Education (2005)  Professional standards for kindergarten teachers: a practical resource for kindergarten associations, Ministry of Education, Wellington
  • Mitchell, Linda (2001) Bulk funding of New Zealand’s early childhood services: An analysis of impact, NZCER, Wellington
  • New Zealand Free Kindergarten Teachers Association (1968) Recognised free kindergartens, NZFKTA
  • New Zealand Free Kindergarten Teachers Association (1980) Equipment list for preschool groups, Wellington
  • NZEI – Te Rui Roa (1997) Kindergarten senior teachers and teachers: The case for pay parity,  Wellington
  • NZEI – Te Rui Roa (March 2006) Change in kindergarten: A Practical guide for teachers working through the process of kindergarten re-organisation, Wellington
  • Panckhurst, John (1977) Children with special needs in New Zealand, Department of Education, Victoria University of Wellington.
  • Renwick, Margery (1988) Kindergarten teachers and parents, NZCER, Wellington
  • Renwick, Margery, (1989) Keeping in touch: teachers and parents in Kindergarten, NZCER, Wellington
  • Renwick, M & McCauley (1995) Group size in kindergartens: Issues arising from changes to group size and other policy developments for the Wellington Region Free Kindergarten Association in 1994, NZCER, Wellington.
  • Rogers, M. & Hawk, K. (1982) When you can’t do what you’re trained to do: a study of the role of the kindergarten teacher, Department of Education, University of Auckland
  • Simonsen, Y., Blake, M. & La Hood, A. (2009) A curriculum whāriki of multimodel literacies Wadestown Kindergarten’s Centre of Innovation research, Ministry of Education, Wellington
  • Smith, Anne (1988) Three’s company? An evaluation of the effect of a third teacher in selected kindergartens, Education Department, University of Otago
  • Student Teacher Association New Zealand (1963) Report on kindergarten student- teacher allowances, STANZ, Wellington
  • Williams, Jean (1973) Report on kindergarten teacher training, STANZ, Wellington
  • Wilson, A., Houghton, R. & Piper, R. (1996) The introduction of bulk funding including salaries of kindergartens: Financial and operational impacts for 1992 - 1995. A report to the Advisory Committee, University of Otago, Dunedin
  • Wylie, Cathy (1992) First Impressions: the initial impact of salary bulk funding on New Zealand Kindergartens,  NZCER, Wellington
  • Wylie, Cathy (1993) First Impression: the initial Impact of Salary Bulk Funding on New Zealand Kindergartens, NZCER, Wellington

Brochures / booklets etc.

  • Cathey, H., Spackman, K. & Stewart, J. (nd) What is kindergarten? Forest Hill Kindergarten
  • Gilbert, J.  & Gardiner, M. (1990) What do I learn in kindergarten? Auckland Kindergarten Association
  • Wallace, Helen (1989) An introduction to your kindergarten, Nelson Teaching Resource Centre with assistance from Nelson Free Kindergarten Association
  • Waikato Free Kindergarten Association (1985)  My Kindergarten (cover design  by Dick Frizelle)
  • Dunedin Free Kindergarten Association (193?) Loan collection of antiques in aid of Free Kindergarten funds, Pioneer Hall

Online articles/papers

Magazines, journals, newsletters

  • Christchurch Kindergarten Chronicle [The Kindergarten Chronicle] 1938 - c. 1970's Christchurch Free Kindergarten Association
  • Double Take 1990 - 1993? Combined  Early Childhood Union of Aotearoa
  • Kindergarten chat 2009, NZEI Te Rui Roa
  • K.T.A. News  ??1990 New Zealand Free Kindergarten Teachers Association, Wellington
  • Newsletter  1957 - 1969 New Zealand Free Kindergarten Teachers Association, Wellington
  • Preschool Education: Official Journal of the NZ Free Kindergartens Teachers Association  1970-1980

Children’s books

  • Angela Willemse (2000, 2001) Jesse goes to kindergarten, Ratbag Productions, Auckland

Miscellaneous documents

  • Barney, David (1965) Noise in kindergartens, mimeo, University of Auckland
  • Barney, David (1965) Survey of a-typical children attending kindergarten and playcentre, mimeo, University of Auckland
  • Nuttall, Joce  (1989) Early childhood care and education in Christchurch 1877-1914, Unpublished paper, Department of Education, University of Canterbury
  • Cohen Mark (1921)  “Origin of the Free Kindergarten movement.” Un-sourced newspaper article,  HL MSY
  • Dalrymple, Learmonth 1975) “The Kindergarten being a Brief Sketch of Froebel’s
  • System of Infant Education respectfully inscribed to the Honourable the Ministry and Members of Both Houses of the Legislature of New Zealand.”  Otago Daily Times
  • Garden, Carol (1975) Some features of the composition of waiting lists at Lower Hutt kindergartens, mimeo, NZCER
  • Reynolds  Rachel (1895) Advantages of the Kindergarten”. Paper presented as a special meeting of the Dunedin Branch of the Educational Institute, 16 November, 1895. Hocken Collections, Bliss Pamphlets JLQ – R, 1918.
  • Varcoe, Phyllis. (1961) The First Secretary Miss L.J. Kelsey, N.Z.F.K.T.A. New Zealand Free Kindergarten Teachers Association. Newsletter, (Palmerston North Teachers’ College Library, 372.218  - now Massey University)
  • Varcoe, Phyllis, (1961) The First President, Mrs. Rachel Reynolds, N.Z.F.K.T.A. New Zealand Free Kindergarten Teachers Association. Newsletter, (Palmerston North Teachers’ College Library, 372.218 – now Massey University)

Selected and useful international resources on kindergarten history

Books (including those that have useful chapters on kindergarten)

  • Beatty, B. (1995) Preschool education in America: The culture of young children from the colonial era to the present, Yale University Press, New Haven.
  • Brosterman, N. (1997) Inventing kindergarten, Harry N. Abrams, US.
  • Bruce, T. (1995) Recurring themes in early childhood education, Paul Chapman Publishing, London.
  • Dowd, C. (1974) The Adelaide Kindergarten Teachers College: A history 1907– 1974
  • 1974,  South Australia College of Advanced Education, Adelaide.
  • Gahan, D. (2002) Debutants to the ball: Sixty year history of a Queensland kindergarten, Pearson Education, Australia.
  • Gardiner, L. (1980) The Free Kindergarten Union of Victoria, 1908 - 1980, Australian Council for Educational Research, Melbourne
  • Giardiello, P. (2014) Pioneers in Early Childhood Education, Routledge, London.
  • Harrison, R. (1985) Sydney Kindergarten Teachers College 1897 - 1981: A pioneer in early childhood care and education in Australia, Sydney Kindergarten Training College Graduates Association, Sydney.
  • Hilton, M. and Hirsch, P.  (eds.) (2000) Practical visionaries: Women, education and social progress 1790 - 1930, Pearson Education Ltd, Harlow.
  • Lascarides, V. C. and Hinitz, B. F. (2000) History of early childhood education, Routledge, New York.
  • Lawrence, E. (1952) Friedrich Froebel and English education, University of London Press, London.
  • Liebschner, J. (1991) Foundations of progressive education: The history of the National Froebel Society, Lutterworth Press, Cambridge.
  • Liebschner, J. (1992) A child’s work: Freedom and guidance in Froebel’s educational theory and practice, Lutterworth Press, Cambridge.
  • May, H., Nawrotzki, K. and Prochner, L. (2016) Kindergarten narratives of Froebelian education: Transnational investigations, Bloomsbury Press, London.
  • Mellor, E. (1990). Stepping stones: The development of early childhood services in Australia, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Sydney.
  • Mellor, E. (2008) A Centenary History 1908 - 2008: FKA Children's Services, FKA Children’s Services, Melbourne, Victoria.
  • Neumann, K., Sauerbrey, U. and M. Winkler, M.  (eds), Frobelpadagogik im Kontext der Moderne. Bildung Erziehung und soziales Handeln, IKS Garamond, Jena. (Selected chapters in English)
  • O’Connor, M. (2010) The development of infant education in Ireland, 1838 - 1948, Peter Lang, Bern, Switzerland.
  • Press, F. and Wong, S. (2013) A voice for young children: 75 years of Early Childhood Australia, Early Childhood Australia, Canberra.
  • Prochner, L. (2009) A history of early childhood education in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver.
  • Ross, E. D. (1976) The kindergarten crusade: The establishment of preschool education in the United States, Ohio University Press, Athens, OH,
  • Shapiro, M. (1983) The child’s garden: The kindergarten movement from Froebel to Dewey, Pennsylvania State University Press, US.
  • Singer, E. (1992) Childcare and the psychology of development,  Routledge, London.
  • Snyder, A. (1972) Dauntless women in education 1856 - 1931, Association for Childhood Education, Washington, DC.
  • Stubbs, E. (2000) For Pre-school Children and their Parents: Aspects of the History of Pre-school Education in Australia 1900 - 1950, Lady Gowrie Child Centre, Melbourne, Victoria.
  • Waters, J (ed.) (2002) With Passion, Perseverance and Practicality: 100 Women Who Influenced Australian Children's Services, 1841 - 2001, OMEP Australia, Melbourne, Victoria.
  • Weber, E. (1984) Ideas influencing early childhood education: A theoretical analysis, Teachers College Press, New York.
  • Weston, P. (1998) Friedrich Froebel: His life, times and significance, University of Surrey Roehampton, London.
  • Weston, P (2002) Froebel Educational Institute: The origins and history of the college, University of Surrey Roehampton, London.
  • Wollons, R. (2000) (ed) Kindergartens and cultures: The global diffusion on an idea. Yale University Press, New Haven.
  • Willekens, H., Scheiwe, K. and  Nawrotzki K. (eds) (2015)  Diffusion, development and rupture in European and North American early childhood education: Historical and comparative perspectives, Palgrave Macmillan, US.

Edited collection

  • Brehony, K. J. (ed.) (2006) Special Issue: ‘Early Years Education: Some Froebelian Contributors’, History of Education, 35 (2): 167-295.

Chapters in books

  • Beatty, B. (1990) ‘A Vocation from on high': Kindergarten teaching as an occupation for women in turn-of-the century America. In J. Antler and S. Biklen, (eds.) Changing education: Women as radicals and conservators, (pp. 35-50), State University of New York Press, Albany.
  • Beatty, B.  (1989) Child Gardening: The teaching of young children in American schools, 1860 - 1930. In D. Warren, (ed.) American teachers: Histories of a profession at Work, (pp. 65-97) Macmillan, New York.
  •  Beatty, B. (2001) Policy, politics, and preschool advocacy: Lessons from three pioneering organizations. In C. J. DeVita and R. Mosher-Williams, (eds.) Who Speaks for America’s Children? The roles of child advocacy organizations (pp. 165-190), Urban Institute Press, Washington, DC.
  • Lascarides, V. C. & Hinitz, B. F. (1993) Survey of Important Historical and Current Figures in Early Childhood Education. In K. Salimova  and E. V. Johanningmeier, (eds.) Why Should We Teach History of Education? (pp. 264-277), The Library of the International Academy of Self-Improvement, Moscow.
  • Nawrotzki, K. (2006) 'Shall the youngest suffer most? US kindergartens and the Depression. In E. T. Ewing and D. Hicks (eds.) Education and the Great Depression: Lessons from a Global History, (pp. 276- 310) Peter Lang, New York.
  • Read, J. (2000) The dissemination of Friedrich Froebel's kindergarten ideology in Britain 1850 - 1900. In F. Bosbach, (eds.) Prince Albert and the Development of Education in England and Germany in the 19th Century, (pp. 34-42) London, K.G. Saur, London.
  • Whitehead, K.I. (2014) Contextualising and contesting national identities: Lillian de Lissa, 1885 - 1967. In L. Morice and L. Puchner, (ed.) Life Stories: Exploring issues in educational history through biography, (pp. 233-252) Information Age Publishing Inc., Charlotte, NC.
  • Whitehead, K.I. (2014) Mary Gutteridge (1887 - 1962): Transnational careering in the field of early childhood education. In T. Fitzgerald and E/ Smyth, (ed.) Women Educators, Leaders and Activists 1900 - 1960, (pp. 121-151) Palgrave Macmillan New York.

Journal articles

  • Barbara Beatty, (2009) Resistance as a lens for understanding the international preschool movement, History of Education Quarterly 49: 156-158.
  • Beatty, B. (2011) The dilemma of scripted instruction: Comparing teacher autonomy, fidelity, and resistance in the Froebelian kindergarten, Montessori, direct instruction and success for all. Teachers College Record 113 (3): 395-430.
  • Kevin Brehony, '‘Even far distant Japan’ is ‘showing an interest’: the English Froebel movement's turn to Sloyd, History of Education 27  (3): 279-95.
  • Brehony, K. J. (2003) A ‘socially civilising influence’? Play and the urban ‘degenerate’, Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 29 (1/2): 87.
  • Brehony, K. J. (2009) Transforming theories of childhood and early childhood education: Child study and the empirical assault on Froebel rationalism, Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education 45 (4−5): 585−604.
  • Dombkowski (Nawrotzki), K. (2002) Kindergarten teacher training in England and the United States 1850 - 1918, History of Education 31 (5): 475-489.
  • Matsukawa, Y. (1990) The First Japanese Kindergarten, International Journal of Early Childhood  22 (1): 32-38.
  • Nawrotzki, K. D. (2006) Froebel is dead; Long live Froebel! The National Froebel Foundation and English education, History of Education 35 (2): 209-224.
  • Nawrotzki, K. D. (2007) ‘Like sending coals to Newcastle’: Impressions from and of the Anglo-American kindergarten, Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education 43 (2): 224.
  • Nawrotzki, K. (2009). “Greatly changed for the better”: Free kindergartens as transatlantic “reformance”,  History of Education Quarterly 49 (2): 182-195.
  • Nishida, Y. (2015) A Chrysanthemum in the Garden: A Christian Kindergarten in the Empire of Japan," Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education,51 (3): 280-297.
  • Prochner, L. (2010). ‘Their little wooden bricks’: A history of the material culture of kindergarten in the United States, Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education 47 (3): 355−375.
  • Read, J. (2003) Froebelian women - networking to promote professional status and educational change in the nineteenth century, History of Education 32 (1): 17-33.
  • Read, J. (2006) Free play with Froebel: use and abuse of progressive pedagogy in London's nineteenth century infant schools, International Journal of the History of Education,42 (3): 299-323.
  • Read, J. (2011) Gutter to garden: historical discourses of risk in interventions in working class children’s street play, Children and Society 25 (6): 421-434.
  • Read, J. (2013) Bringing Froebel into London’s infant schools: the reforming practice of two head teachers, Elizabeth Shaw and Frances Roe, from the 1890s to the 1930s, History of Education 42 (6): 745-76. 
  • Shirakawa, Y. (1996) Culture and the Japanese kindergarten curriculum: A historical view, Early Child Development and Care 123 (1): 183-192
  • Tamaka, Y. and Sato, K. (1993) The contribution and influence of Friedrich Froebel's ideology: The US and Japan, Hyogo University of Teacher Education Journal 13 (1): 115-128.
  • Taylor Allen, A. (1988) Spiritual motherhood: German feminists and the kindergarten movement, 1848 - 1911, History of Education Quarterly 22 (3): 319-339.
  • Taylor Allen, A. (1988) ‘Let us live with our children’: Kindergarten movements in Germany and the United States, 1840 - 1914, History of Education Quarterly 28 (1): 23-48.
  • Westberg, J. (2011) The funding of early care and education programmes in Sweden, 1845 - 1943,  History of Education 40 (4,): 465-479.
  • Whitehead, K.I. (2015) Teaching ‘other people's children’ in Australia from the 1840's to contemporary times, History of Education Review 44 (1): 38-53.
  • Whitehead, K. I. (2014), Women educators and transnational networking in the twentieth-century nursery school movement, Women's History Review 23(6): 957-965.
  • Whitehead, K. I. (2014) Kindergarten teachers as leaders of children, makers of society, History of Education Review 43(1): 2-18.
  • Winterer, C. (1992). Avoiding a ‘hothouse system of education’: 19th-century early childhood education from the infant schools to the kindergartens, History of Education Quarterly 32 (3): 289-314.
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