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Effective Practice in the Early Years

Effective Practice in the Early Years

May 2023 | 168 pages | Learning Matters
Effective Practice in the Early Years supports students of degrees and foundation degrees in Early years, Early Childhood and related disciplines studying professional practice in the early years.

*Focused on the knowledge and learning students need for all practice focused, professional practice and placements modules.
*Supports students with their written assignments and assessments linking theory and practice.
*Includes case studies, reflective tools, template examples and explores good practice.
*Offers practical support and guidance for students working and learning in early years settings.
Perspectives on children's rights
The impact of legislation and policies on provision and practice
Working with diverse families and a range of professionals
Leading practice
Effective safeguarding
The importance of assessed practice
Assessment within the EYFS and Key Stage 1
Inclusive practice
Continuous professional development and next steps

An excellent  reference book for students on Early Childhood Studies. Overall it is well written and researched providing thorough knowledge and understanding  of  the subject area with good references to how the EYFS(Early Years Foundation Stage frame work) is implemented within nursery settings. The reflective tasks provide a very useful tool for  students and practioners to reflect and consider to support their studies and practices. Clear and in-depth information with concise detail references for students and practitioners to use for further research. I would highly recommend it.

Caren Carpenter - Quality, Improvement, Learning and Development Manger for a chain of 10 Nurseries
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This book is a good resource for shedding light on professional practices within the early years sector, especially for students who are just embarking on their academic careers. It is thoughtfully designed with opportunities for reflection embedded throughout its structure, encouraging readers to engage deeply with the material. Covering a broad spectrum of topics, this book offers a comprehensive overview that is both informative and accessible.

Mrs Carly Blackburn
Social and Community Practice, Bradford College
February 29, 2024

A brilliant companion text for students on Early Childhood Studies, providing in-depth knowledge, a variety of reflective tasks to consider, and signposting to further research and information.

Miss Louise Stafford
Department of Education, Oxford Brookes University
June 12, 2023

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