The Essential Guide for Early Years Practitioners
With large numbers of children starting school unprepared, this book gives vital guidance on understanding, assessing and ensuring school readiness. It includes a wide range of practical ideas to assist early years professionals in planning learning experiences that will help to prepare children for the transition to school.
A Guide to Understanding and Using the Mosaic Approach
This fully updated expanded book explains how to use the Mosaic approach, a practice that instils the importance of listening to children's life experiences. It shows how to use it in a variety of settings, outlines the future directions of the approach, offers case studies and also covers working with vulnerable children.
Full of practical advice to help early years leaders to improve their leadership skills. This highly accessible guide draws on Jennie Johnson's own experience of founding an outstanding childcare service.
A Programme for Babies, Young Children and Carers
A practical book of activities to help early years practitioners to help strengthen attachments between babies or toddlers and their carers - suitable for individual or group work and features structured, rewarding and fun exercises.
Contextualising health and safety legislation within the Early Years Foundation Stage
A practical guide to health and safety in early years settings with a step-by-step guide to the law, compliance and practical application.
A practical guide to planning, designing and building the perfect space
With local authorities needing to find more early years places by 2014, this book looks at how to build cost-effectively without compromising quality
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