Themes and Debates in Early Childhood
- Mary Wild - Oxford Brookes University, UK
- Alison Street - Oxford Brookes University, UK
Early Childhood Education | Early Childhood Studies
About the Early Years Series
This series has been designed to support students of degrees and foundation degrees in Early Years, Early Childhood and related disciplines. Each text takes a focused look at a specific topic and approaches it in an accessible and user-friendly way. Learning features help readers engage with the text and understand the subject from a number of different viewpoints. Activities pose questions to prompt thought and discussion and further reading suggestions, including useful websties, are included to help students access extended learning in each topic.
Other titles in the series are Early Childhood Studies, Child Development for Early Childhood Studies, Child Observation for the Early Years and Exploring Play for Early Childhood Studies.
'Ideal as text for students engaged in early childhood studies courses, this is also a very useful starting point for stimulating discussion and reflection among members of existing early years teams'
A good textbook encouraging critical thinking skills and reflective thinking
I recommend this text to all the students studying on the FdA Early Childhood Studies degree because it covers a wide range of current themes and debates and helps students to understand why there are debates around these areas within the sector. A great book to support critical analysis and I often refer to it in order to underpin/support many of the current issues discussed in the sessions.
This is an excellent book that discusses relevant themes and issues useful when teaching degree courses in Early Childhood Studies and related disciplines. This is really useful to extend students' knowledge further.
this is a great book discussing relevant themes and issues witin the Early Years Sector.
At the end of each chapter there are questions to consider to further learning and knowledge. This is really useful to extend and encourage knowledge further.
A really useful book to encourage students to think about their research focus.
A very accessible read
Useful for students who are required to think critically about current issues in the sector.
This text is essential reading for students of early years education who need to understand and engage with the complexities of the current themes in early years education. The activities throughout help students to link theory to practice, while the thought-provoking questions will be equally helpful to tutors and course leaders.
Does what the title states and provides a useful springboard for discussion and debate in the classroom.
An essential text that can be used to support professional development