Katharina Ereky-Stevens

Katharina Ereky-Stevens, PhD.

Dr. Katharina Ereky-Stevens is a researcher at the Department of Education at the University of Oxford. She is part of the Families, Effective Learning and Literacy (FELL) research group. Her main research interests are the quality of early childhood education and care (ECEC), child–caregiver interactions, and the relationship between ECEC quality and children’s development. She has worked on a number of research projects on early childhood education, including the Families, Children and Childcare project (FCCC), the Effective Pre-School, Primary and Secondary Education (EPPSE) project, and a Viennese Transition to Childcare project (WIKI). She was involved in writing a number of research reviews, including a recent Sutton Trust review of the research on quality of ECEC for children under three, and implications for policy and practice. Most recently, she worked as a researcher in the European CARE project (Curriculum and Quality Analysis and Impact Review of European ECEC), and contributed to CARE reports on European ECEC curricula and culture-sensitive quality and curriculum frameworks, ECEC quality monitoring systems, and a review of research on the effects of ECEC on child development.


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