Pauline Slot

Pauline Slot, Dr.

Dr. Pauline Slot is a researcher at Educational and Learning Sciences at Utrecht University. Her research interests concern structural and process quality of ECEC, and children’s language and self-regulation skills development. Slot has written a PhD thesis at the department of Educational and Learning Sciences of Utrecht University on ECEC curriculum, structural and process quality of ECEC provisions in the Netherlands and its effects on children’s vocabulary and self-regulation and executive functioning skills development. Currently, Slot is a researcher in the European CARE project, in which she conducted secondary data analyses on five European datasets into the relations between structural and process quality and issues of social selection mechanisms in ECEC. Moreover, she co-coordinates a multiple case study in nine European countries into ECEC quality and curriculum. Also, she is involved as researcher in a Danish RCT study into enhancing young children’s school readiness by implementing a professional development program. Further, she is the co-supervisor of a Polish PhD student from Warsaw University who studies relations between structural and process quality of Polish ECEC services for 0-3 years old children.

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Leseman, P.P.M., & Slot, P.L. (2014). Breaking the cycle of poverty: challenges for European early childhood education and care. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 22, 314-326. doi: 10.1080/13500293X.2014.912894

Slot, P. L., Boom, J., Verhagen, J., & Leseman, P. P. M. (2017). Measurement properties of the CLASS Toddler in ECEC in the Netherlands. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology 48, 79-91. doi: 10.1016/j.appdev.2016.11.008

Slot, P. L., Cadima, J., Salminen, J. E., Pastori, G., & Lerkkanen, M-K. (2016). Multiple case study in seven European countries regarding culture-sensitive classroom quality assessment. CARE: Curriculum & Quality Analysis and Impact Review of European Early Childhood Education and Care, University of Jyväskylä. Report to European Commission

Slot, P. L., Lerkkanen, M.-K., & Leseman, P. P. M. (2015). The relations between structural quality and process quality in European early childhood education and care provisions: secondary analyses of large scale studies in five countries. CARE: Curriculum & Quality Analysis and Impact Review of European Early Childhood Education and Care, Utrecht University. Report to European Commission

Slot, P.L., Leseman, P.P.M., Mulder, H., & Verhagen, J. (2015). Associations between structural quality aspects and process quality in Dutch early childhood education and care settings. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 33, 64-76. doi: 10.1016j.ecresq.2015.06.001