Policy Issues in the Early Years
- Linda Miller - The Open University
- Denise Hevey - University of Northampton, UK
Early Childhood Education | Policy & Planning
Providing a unique and critical insight into some of the most significant issues affecting early years education, this book draws on current research, addresses key debates, and considers international perspectives. Topics covered include: policy making; poverty, disadvantage and social exclusion; promoting infant mental health; safeguarding and well-being; enhancing children's potential; parenting policies and skills; and national strategies versus professional autonomy.
This is a very good text that I have already recommended to students on my courses.
This will be an interesting and useful read for my third year students and students studying Working with Parents modules
An accessible book which covers key themes within EY policy and contemporary issues within an ever-changing policy context
"Enables learners to look more deeply at Early Years policies. The extended sections at the back of each chapter where excellent and enable learners to gather further sources so to be able to question and reflect on their own inderstanding."
A useful book discussing policy and implications on practice
This book was well used by my students when discussing policy and implications on practice.
Excellent supporing text for tutors supporting the BTEC L3 CCLD - good case studies included.
Excellent book; covers key themes explored in the second year of our Early Years Foundation degree. On the essential reading list for next semester.
Another well presented and organised book by Linda Miller. The book that every student studying Early Years must have as it gives a clear overview of the key policies in the EY sector.
This is a useful, up-to-date volume.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1 Critical Perspectives on EY Policy