Quality Education in the Early Years
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Quality Education in the Early Years by Lesley Abbott
Book DescriptionThis volume identifies and explores high quality work (and what shapes it) in early years education. It shows us children and adults variously working and playing, talking and communicating, learning and laughing, caring and sharing in a rich tapestry of case studies which highlight quality experiences and interactions. Every chapter is based around a particular case study, each one tackling a different issue: the curriculum, play, assessment, roles and relationships, special needs, partnerships with parents and equal opportunities. All the writers work together in early years education on a day-to-day basis enabling them to pool their different expertise to create a balanced but challenging approach. They give inspiring examples of, and outline underlying principles for, quality work and ask important questions of all those involved in the education and care of young children.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780335192304
(85mm x 54mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Open University Press
Publisher: Open University Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Lesley Abbott
Parents Matter, Paperback (June 2006)
Written by academics, practitioners and policy makers interested or involved in the development of the Birth to Three Matters framework, this book argues that parent engagement is essential for developing partnerships within communities in order to give children the best start in life, and shows how this can be achieved.
Birth to Three Matters, Paperback (December 2004)
Explores the structure and content of the DfES Birth to Three Matters Framework. This book supports the use of the pack by providing detail, background information, and discussion of research and case studies in Early Years. It examines a range of issues that impact on the development of quality in early years settings.
Experiencing Reggio Emilia, Paperback (July 2001)
The most important consideration in early education is the way in which young children learn. Their transferable skills of communication, collaboration and investigation can underpin various aspects of learning. This book focuses on these elements in a group of pre-schools in an area of Northern Italy.
Early Education Transformed, Hardback (July 1999)» View all books by Lesley Abbott
Provides a strong foundation of knowledge about aspects of Early Years education, by summarising the current status and outlying paths of development for now and the future.
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