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Daniel Foster, MEd

Ph.D. Student
Cell: (647) 993-8631
Email: daniel.foster@utoronto.ca
Twitter: @danielfoster0

Daniel Foster is a Ph.D. student at the University of Toronto and a part-time professor at the School of Early Childhood of George Brown College. He is co-author of the Early Childhood Education Report with Dr. Akbari and Kerry McCuaig. His research interests include developmental psychology and educational policy, particularly, investigating the paradigms that influence policy development and reformation across the different levels of government and has several publications in this area.


Gitari, W., Foster, D., & Mashhadi, N. (2020). Kenya's response to the global science education movement: Analysis of the status of the STEM curriculum from social justice personalities. Comparative and International Education.

Jansen, A., White, L., Dhuey, E., Foster, D., & Perlman, M. (2019). Training and skills development policy options for the changing world of work. Canadian Public Policy 45(4), 460-482.

McCuaig, K., Akbari, E., Foster, D., Plamondon, A., Karia, E., Soloway, A. & Hernandez, M. (2019). Early learning and childcare innovation ToolKit. Toronto, ON: Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development, OISE/University of Toronto.

Foster, D., Rodrigues, M., & Jenkins, J. (in press). Paternal positivity and child internalizing and externalizing outcomes: meta-analysis.

Akbari, E., McCuaig, K., Foster, D. (in press). Early Childhood Education Report 2020. Toronto, ON: Atkinson Centre for Society and Child Development, OISE/University of Toronto.