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Effective Practice in the Early Years
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Effective Practice in the Early Years



144 pages | Learning Matters
Effective Practice in the Early Years supports students of degrees and foundation degrees in Early years, Early Childhood and related disciplines studying professional practice in the early years.

*Focused on the knowledge and learning students need for all practice focused, professional practice and placements modules.
*Supports students with their written assignments and assessments linking theory and practice.
*Includes case studies, reflective tools, template examples and explores good practice.
*Offers practical support and guidance for students working and learning in early years settings.
 
Perspectives on children's rights
 
The impact of legislation and policies on provision and practice
 
Working with diverse families and a range of professionals
 
Leading practice
 
Effective safeguarding
 
The importance of assessed practice
 
Assessment within the EYFS and Key Stage 1
 
Inclusive practice
 
Continuous professional development and next steps

Pansy McFarlane-Edmond

Pansy McFarlane-Edmond is Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies at London Metropolitan University. She teaches on a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate modules. Pansy has nearly 40 years’ experience working, accessing, and leading within early years (Nursery class, Day Nurseries, Sure Start and Children Centres and has18 years’ experience in FE and HE).  More About Author

Christine Withers

Christine Withers is Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies at London Metropolitan University where she leads on practice-based modules, as well as supporting and assessing students in placement.  Christine has extensive experience of Early Years practice across a wide range of settings gained in different roles including mentoring and assessing EYPS students.   More About Author