ISBN-10:
0335216382
ISBN-13:
9780335216383
Pub. Date:
07/28/2005
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Learning from Sure Start: Working with Young Children and their Families / Edition 1

Learning from Sure Start: Working with Young Children and their Families / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780335216383
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies,Inc.
Publication date: 07/28/2005
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,179,530
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: Naomi Eisenstadt, Director of Sure Start, Department for Education & Skills

Contributors

List of abbreviations

Part One: Introduction1 Why we should learn from Sure Start Peter Hannon & Linda Fox

2 Listening to families: a survey of parents' views Jo Weinberger

Part Two: Improving and emotional development 3 Family Support Jo Weinberger

4 ‘Connecting with our kids’ parenting programme Margaret Drake with Jo Weinberger and Peter Hannon

5 Meeting the needs of teenage parents Deborah Crofts

Part Three: Improving health 6 Low birth weight - exploring the contribution of nutrition Fiona Ford

7 Supporting breast feeding mothers Sue Battersby

8 The impact of Sure Start on health visiting Ann Rowe

9 Child Safety Scheme Robin Carlisle

Part Four: Improving children’s ability to learn 10 Quality of play and learning opportunities Simon Martinez

11 Community teaching in a Sure Start context Jackie Marsh and Jan Forde

12 Screening and language development Caroline Pickstone

13 Media, popular culture and young children Jackie Marsh

14 A dialogic reading intervention programme for parents and preschoolers Anne Morgan

Part Five: Strengthening families and communities

15 Community involvement Helen Lomas & Peter Hannon

16 The Young Families’ Advice Service Imogen Hale

17 Community research Jo Weinberger

Part Six: What have we learned? What do we need to know? 18 Bringing it together: the role of the programme manager Linda Fox, programme manager, talks to the editors

19 Looking to the future Peter Hannon,Caroline Pickstone, Jo Weinberger & Linda Fox

Appendices Appendix 1 List of Sure Start services

Appendix 2 Interview schedule for survey of parents of 4-year-olds, condensed version

Index

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