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This book provides a rich introduction to key issues that concern early childhood. It makes us think about what matters to young children and what professionals can do to protect their well-being. The broad coverage and the reflective nature of the book make it an invaluable resource for those who are new to early childhood studies, for practitioners and researchers, and also for anyone who cares about the quality of early childhood practice.
This book has to be one of the most refreshing and realistic books on early years holistic care and education on the market. There is a wide range of highly relevant issues included, all presented in a way that provokes the reader to reflect and analyse their developing knowledge and understanding. It is an excellent resource for students studying early years care and education. It provides a stimulating and thought provoking insight into the field of early childhood.
An interesting book which takes into account changes that have been made.
Interesting insight which students will find useful throughout the course of study.
Section on history of childhood and development of the theory of childhood has direct relevance to the course. Other sections inform this and other modules across the degree making this a useful and accessible text which will continue to benefit students as they progress through the degree.
An excellent handbook for students studying Early Years and Childhood. The text is comprehensive, accessible and contemporary.
This is an excellent book giving a wide range of information about many aspects of child development, care and education. Fantastic links are made between theory, current initiatives and early years practice.
This book is a fabulous handbook for anyone studying or engaging within this field - highly recommend
Useful book for both undergraduate early years students
Good read to help tutors with introduction to Early Childhood
A comprehensive and critical book that is essential reading for Foundation Degree students. The book's many case studies, and reflective and critical questions, will enable students to consider concepts and link theory to practice in an engaging and thought-provoking way.
This will be the core text again for the next Year 2 students 2015/16
This book covers a range of topics which is helpful to students embarking on their studies. The range of case studies throughout the book provide useful activities and promote student reflection.
An excellent book covering a variety of themes all current to childcare. Particularly useful for Health and Safeguarding as those are my areas of teaching at present.
A good introductory text that provides a foundation to the topics covered on the Foundation Degree programme.
A nice introductory book for the first year students.
Very useful text.
Accessable information for range of students , encouraging use of underpinning theories.
Case studies able to be used for in class discussions and small group work, so helpful tutor resource as well.
A well presented book with key points at the beginning of each chapter to help direct you as the reader.
As with all Tim Waller texts, an excellent resource for all degree level students who are looking for quality writing in an accessible and manageable text.