ENGAGING WITH PARENTS IN EARLY YEARS SETTINGS

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Engaging With Parents In Early Years Settings

Author : Dianne Jackson
ISBN : 9781473906389
Genre : Education
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'It is inspiring to see a text which attempts to shift our worldview. This shift could give us the chance to achieve more open, inclusive, democratic early childhood practice that has the capacity to answer the deeper questions and which sees both parents and children as powerful and positive agents in their own futures' - Chris Pascal and Tony Bertram, Directors of the Centre for Research in Early Childhood (CREC) The role of parents in the early years is fundamental. In order to achieve the best outcomes for children, mutually beneficial relationships between parents and practitioners need to underpin children’s care and learning. There are many services for children and many different settings in which care and education can take place. Whether you work in children’s centres, outreach and dual-focused services, preschools, kindergartens or schools this book will help you develop the skills and strategies to work alongside parents whatever your role. Focussing on: The importance of involving parents The nature of learning How to engage and build relationships with parents How to reflect on and develop shared learning environment in settings Transitions and attachment This book has examples taken from real settings and practical advice to help you put the ideas into practice. Reading and using it will help ensure the wellbeing and development of all children in your care. Dianne Jackson is an Adjunct Fellow at the University of Western Sydney and the CEO of Connect Child and Family Services Martin Needham is Academic Division Leader: Education, Professional and Community Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University
Category: Education

Working With Parents In Early Years Settings

Author : Ute Ward
ISBN : 9781446281765
Genre : Education
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This book is written for all students of the Early Years. It begins by examining the role of a parent in a child's life and the importance of good working relationships between parents and Early Years practitioners. It goes on to discuss the preconceptions and assumptions that we all have about families and parents and considers the practical implications of working with parents in a respectful and trusting partnership. It explores both interpersonal and communication skills and the formal and informal ways of involving parents in the early years experience of their children. About the Early Years series This series has been designed to support students of degrees and foundation degrees in Early Years, Early Childhood and related disciplines. Each text takes a focused look at a specific topic and approaches it in an accessible and user-friendly way. Learning features help readers engage with the text and understand the subject from a number of different viewpoints. Tasks pose questions to prompt thought and discussion and further reading suggestions, including useful websites, are included to help students access extended learning in each topic. Other titles in the series are Early Childhood Studies, Becoming a Practitioner in the Early Years, Child Observation for the Early Years and Exploring Play for Early Childhood Studies. Ute Ward has been involved in the Early Years sector for more than 20 years in a range of different roles and contexts. In October 2011 Ute became Senior Lecturer in Early Years at the University of Hertfordshire where she teaches on Foundation Degrees and on undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Category: Education

Examining Levels Of Involvement In The Early Years

Author : Annie Woods
ISBN : 9781317504887
Genre : Education
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Examining Levels of Involvement in the Early Years studies the theory and rationale behind using young children’s levels of involvement as a tool for enhancing their experiential learning in diverse settings by exploring values, beliefs, ideology, resourcefulness and environmental contexts. Drawing on Laevers’ process-oriented Self-evaluation Instrument for Care Settings and the Leuven Involvement Scale for Young Children, this book examines the theoretical constructs that underpin the development of these instruments as well as the practical implications of how and why practitioners may use the scales in their settings. More importantly, it looks at children’s deep level learning capabilities and reflects on the engaging possibilities this presents. Using encounters with children and adults from a range of settings, it covers: • connecting levels of involvement with local, national, international and theoretical approaches; • embracing levels of involvement; • involving the environment; • levels of outdoor involvement; • engaging with adult involvement; • nurturing involvement through observation, assessment and planning. Including contributions from experts in the field, this book will be essential reading for students, trainee early years practitioners and all those wanting to continue their professional learning.
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Integrated Working With Children And Young People

Author : Nadia Edmond
ISBN : 9781446258361
Genre : Social Science
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This interdisciplinary core textbook looks at learning and development from birth to 19 years providing, an accessible introduction to the common areas of study across the many roles supporting learning and development in the young people's workforce. There is coverage of common themes and issues, and theory is closely integrated with practice throughout. Chapters cover: - physical development - cognitive development - social and emotional development - professionalism - leadership - quality and effectiveness - working with families - safeguarding and promoting well-being - transitions - equality and inclusion Reflection points, workplace activities and professional development planners are all included and these challenge readers and students to critically engage with theory in their own practice. The book focuses on the key areas of knowledge that all those working with children are required to study, and places them firmly in the context of working together to support children and young people. Nadia Edmond is Assistant Head of School (Teaching and Learning/CPD), at the University of Brighton. Mark Price is Principal Lecturer and Foundation and Honours Degree Programme Leader Working with Children and Young People at the University of Brighton.
Category: Social Science

Engaging Hard To Reach Parents

Author : Anthony Feiler
ISBN : 9780470684801
Genre : Education
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A practical guide to establishing positive relationships with hard-to-reach parents. Includes research-based techniques for teachers on how to reach hard-to-reach parents, carers, and guardians Explores the international perspective on successful parental engagement Provides practical help for developing closer relationships between parents and schools
Category: Education

Teaching Practice For Early Childhood

Author : Rosemary Perry
ISBN : 9781134329380
Genre : Education
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This fully updated new edition of Teaching Practice for Early Childhood will help student and recently graduated early childhood teachers make the most of their teaching in a variety of early years' settings. Chapters cover vital topics such as ways of knowing and relating to children, the early childhood curriculum, and working collaboratively with colleagues and parents. In addition, this new edition takes into account the current demands for quality, accountability and continuity in the early childhood curriculum, and includes fresh material on: the importance of social and emotional development the role of observation in assessing children's learning and growing, and the use of documentation as a form of accountability and teacher research the value of socially responsive learning environments. This authentic, trustworthy and engaging text is written in a style that talks directly to its readers. By presenting the experiences of student teachers, as well as those of beginning and experienced teachers, the author brings into focus real situations, dilemmas, issues and rewards which student teachers are likely to face.
Category: Education

The Revised Eyfs In Practice

Author : Ann Langston
ISBN : 9781408193211
Genre : Education
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With the new EYFS in its infancy, this practical professional development title will take practitioners through the new policies and provide vital information and practical advice on how to implement it effectively. With their wealth of experience in the Early Years, Ann Langston and Dr Jonathan Doherty have all the expertise to make this an authoritative book that will be useful to anyone involved in Early Years education.
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Facilitating Children S Learning In The Eyfs

Author : Langston, Ann
ISBN : 9780335247615
Genre : Education
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This book will address a range of issues pertinent and prominent in the revised EYFS including brain development; school readiness; engaging parents; and the rationale behind the new prime and specific areas of learning.
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Care And Education In Early Childhood

Author : Audrey Curtis
ISBN : UVA:X030468638
Genre : Education
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The authors draw on their extensive early years experience to provide a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the key issues in the field of early childhood care and education. In this fully updated and revised new edition, rewritten to include the new Early Years Foundation Stage, students will find that this text now meets the needs of students on Foundation degrees, Early Childhood Degrees and the new Early Years Professional qualification. Topics covered in this essential textbook include: an overview of the principles of effective practice discussions on equal opportunities and children's rights an update of the latest development theories relating to brain development and how children learn and the difficulties children may face in their learning investigations into what working with parents really means consideration of the different early years systems in operation summaries of key management issues and useful information on how to address them comparison with European perspectives on early years care and education the importance of play in children's early learning. Readers of this second edition will also find the expansion of existing chapters in order to include topics such as inclusion, transitions, child protection in relation to the internet and partnerships with parents. The book covers the whole age range from birth to eight years with a special section on the birth to three years age group. Each chapter is fully referenced and has case studies or reflective practice boxes within the text. Informative and engaging, the book challenges the reader to think about how underlying theory may be reflected in practice. It will be essential reading for all students who are studying for early childhood qualifications at levels four, five and six.
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