This comprehensive guide to the core areas of early learning and childcare is designed to equip students to synthesise theory, research and practice to become reflective, evidence-based practitioners. Featuring a diverse and experienced team of authors, this essential book covers policy, theories of childhood, professional development and urgent issues impacting the sector today such as diversity and inclusion, being trauma-aware and children’s rights.
Each chapter includes case studies, key ideas, views from practice, questions and more helping to bring topics to life, making this a rich resource that will support your studies.
Dr Mike Carroll is a retired Senior Lecturer currently working as an Associate Tutor in Education at the University of Glasgow, Education Consultant and the co-author of Understanding Teaching and Learning in Primary Education (2018).
Mary Wingrave, is a Senior Associate Tutor and was formerly a Senior Lecture in Education at the University of Glasgow