About the database

ECEC-NB gathers quality-assured Scandinavian research on 0-6 year-old children in early childhood education and care. It is short for The Nordic Base of Early Childhood Education and Care. This database is e.g. for students, researchers, professionals within pedagogy and educational managers.

The database is updated annually and now contains quality-assured research from 2006-2017.

Quality-assured research

The research has been peer-reviewed in accordance with international standards by a Scandinavian panel of researchers in 2013-14 under SFI – The Danish National Centre for Social Research, in 2007-12 and 2015-2017 under the Danish Clearinghouse for Educational Research (DCU). The panel of researchers applies the EPPI system (developed at the University of London), supplemented with further criteria aimed at qualitative research.

Comments & questions (GB)

The database is administered by the Danish Evaluation Institute.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have comments or questions concerning the database and its functions. You are welcome to contact can us at eva@eva.dk or call the Danish Evaluation Institute directly on + 45 35 55 01 01.

Nordic cooperation

This database has been developed in cooperation between the Danish Evaluation Institute, the Swedish National Agency for Education and the Norwegian Directorate for the Norwegian Education and Training.