"This text provides a comprehensive overview of the range of issues that the EYP will need to be aware of to firmly locate themselves in their newly developing role." - Under 5
"This is essential reading for anyone with responsibility for taking the agenda of early childhood services forward." - Nursery World
Written and edited by leading practitioners and researchers in early childhood, this new edition of Gillian Pugh and Bernadette Duffy's highly regarded book provides a critical examination of key issues in the field. The Fifth Edition is extensively revised to emphasize the role of multi-agency working in responding effectively to the needs of children and families.
Written with the new Early Years Foundation Stage and the Early Years Professional Status requirements in mind, the new edition of this best-selling book includes fully updated coverage of policy and research, practice, and workforce issues, as well as four brand new chapters on children's centers, health services in the early years, leading and working in multi-agency teams, and quality in early childhood education.
This book is essential reading for Early Childhood Studies and Early Years Foundation courses and multi-agency team-workers in early childhood services provision.