This book is an essential companion for all who work with children under 3 years old. It makes current research accessible and provides practical support material for curriculum, learning, teaching, planning, and assessment. The authors focus on work in settings of all kinds to promote best practice and offer a high quality experience for the age range.
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About the Author
Professor Cathy Nutbrown is Head of the School of Education at the University of Sheffield, where she teaches and researches in the field of early childhood education.
Cathy began her career as a teacher of young children and has since worked in a range of settings and roles with children, parents, teachers, and other early childhood educators. Cathy is committed to finding ways of working ‘with respect’ with young children, and sees the concept of quality in the context of what it means to develop curriculum and pedagogy in the early years with the ambition of working in a climate of ‘respectful education’.
She established the University of Sheffield MA in Early Childhood Education in 1998 and a Doctoral Programme in Early Childhood Education in 2008. In 2010 she contributed to the Tickell Review of the Early Years Foundation In June 2012 she reported on her year-long independent review for government on early years and childcare qualifications (The Nutbrown Review). She is Editor-in-Chief of the SAGE Journal of Early Childhood Research and author of over fifty publications on aspects of early childhood education.
Table of Contents
Research, Policy and International ExperienceWhat do we know about children under three?Key policies for providing for the youngest childrenWhat does it look like in practice? What can I do?Planning for learning and developmentEnvironments for learningProfiles of individual childrenCase studies of effective practiceWorking with the youngest children: key issues