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Respectful Educators - Capable Learners

Respectful Educators - Capable Learners
Children's Rights and Early Education

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144 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
`This text is recommended unreservedly; it should be on the bookshelves of all early childhood workers' - Curriculum

This book focuses attention on current early childhood issues and examines them inlight of the United Nations Convention for the Rights of the Child. The book stresses the importance of national policy and highlights the responsibilities of all adults who work with children, in terms of enabling children to realize their rights. Practical issues are addressed, drawing on relevant theory and current research from the United Kingdon and overseas.

Gerison Lansdown
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
Progress in the United Kingdom

Jean Ensing
Inspection of Early Years in Schools
Iram Siraj-Blatchford
Language, Culture and Difference
Challenging Inequality and Promoting Respect

Wendy Scott
Choices in Learning
Cathy Nutbrown
Wide Eyes and Open Minds
Observing, Assessing and Respecting Children’s Early Achievements

Elaine Herbert and Jenny Moir
Children with Special Educational Needs
A Collaborative and Inclusive Style of Working

Audrey Curtis
Do We Train Our Early Childhood Educators to Respect Children?
Kath Hirst
Parents and Early Childhood Educators
Working Together for Children’s Rights

Tricia David
Their Right to Play
Cathy Nutbrown
Questions for Respectful Educators

`This text is recommended unreservedly; it should be on the bookshelves of all early childhood workers' - Curriculum

Cathy Nutbrown

Cathy Nutbrown is President of Early Education and Professor of Education in the School of Education at the University of Sheffield. Her research over the last 30 years, has focussed on young children’s learning and work with parents to support young children’s literacy development.  She won an ESRC Award for Research with Outstanding Impact on Society and a Nursery World Lifetime Achievement Award. She is author of over 150 publications including Early Literacy Work with Families (with Hannon and Morgan, Sage, 2005), Early Childhood Educational Research (Sage, 2019), and Home Learning Environments for Young Children (with Clough... More About Author

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