Primary Research Interests
History of education; childhood studies; comparative and international education
An introduction to Early Childhood Education with an emphasis on early learning environments that meet the diverse needs of young children, and the roles of the early childhood educators within these environments. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students.Fall Term 2020
May contain alternative delivery sections; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students section of the Calendar.Fall Term 2020
Arce-Hai, A., May, H., Nawrotzki, K., Prochner, L., & Valkanova, Y. (in press). Reimagining teaching in early 20th century experimental schools. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Kirova, A., Prochner, L., & Massing, C. (2020). Learning to teach young children. London: Bloomsbury Academic.
Prochner, L., Cleghorn, A., Kirova, A., & Massing, C. (2018). La formación de docentes en contextos diversos: crear espacios para la intersección de visiones del mundo (O. Ocaña-Quintana, Trans.). Cali: Universidad del Valle Press.
Book Chapters and Encyclopaedia Entries
Prochner, L. (2020). Nursery schools and classes. S. Hupp & J. Jewell (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell encyclopedia of child and adolescent development. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Blackwell.
Prochner, L. (2019). ‘Placing a school at the tail of a plough’: The European roots of Indian industrial schools in Canada. In S. Carr-Stewart (Ed.). From disconnection to reconciliation: Indigenous education in Canada. Vancouver: UBC Press/Purich Books.
Prochner, L., & Nawrotski, K. (2019). The origins of the current era of early childhood care and education. In N. File, C. Brown, & M. McMullen (Eds.), Handbook on early childhood education. Wiley.
Prochner, L. (2019). History of childhood in Canada. Bloomsbury education and childhood studies. London: Bloomsbury. https://www.becs-bloomsbury.com/
Prochner, L. (2019). Historical context of primary education in Canada. Bloomsbury education and childhood studies. London: Bloomsbury. https://www.becs-bloomsbury.com/
Arce Hai, A., & Prochner, L. (2018). Aproximando-se da ‘caixa preta da escolarização’: uma análise da Revista do Jardim de Infância (1896-1897). In A.C. Bortoleto Nery (Ed.), Pedagógica na Ibero-América: local, nacional e transnaciona. São Paulo, Brazil: Alameda.
Prochner, L., & Kirova, A. (2018). Early childhood education in Canada. In J.L. Roopnarine, J. E. Johnson, S. Quinn, & M. Patte (Eds.), Handbook of international perspectives on early childhood education (pp. 392-408). Routledge/Taylor & Francis.
Kirova, A., Massing, C., Cleghorn, A., & Prochner, L. (2018). Complexities of insider-outsider positioning in a comparative study of early childhood teacher education. In S. Akpovo, M.M. Moran, & R.A. Brookshire (Eds.), Collaborative cross-cultural research methodologies in early care and education contexts (pp. 99-115). Routledge/Taylor & Francis.
Kirova, A., Lambrev, V., & Prochner, L. (2020). Education reforms for inclusion? Interrogating policy-practice disjunctions in early childhood education in Bulgaria. Education Inquiry, 11(2), 126-143.