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Early Childhood: A Guide for Students (Hardback)
  • Early Childhood: A Guide for Students (Hardback)

Early Childhood: A Guide for Students (Hardback)

Hardback 440 Pages / Published: 18/12/2009
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Designed for students on Early Years Foundation Degrees and Early Childhood courses, Early Years professionals and Teaching Assistants, this engaging text provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of early childhood.

Written and edited by experts in the field, the book clearly explains theory through illustrations of good practice, with case studies, reflective exercises and suggestions for further reading. Additional case studies and reflective questions for student or lecturer's use can be found on the SAGE website.

Each chapter has been revised with an emphasis on encouraging reflective practice and there are new chapters on:

- personal, social, and emotional development


- health and safeguarding children

This brand new edition has also been updated in light of the new Early Years Foundation Stage, and addresses the needs of students working towards Early Years Professional Status (EYPS).

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
ISBN: 9781848602236
Number of pages: 440
Dimensions: 232 x 186 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition

Praise for the first edition:

'Because it includes new research and guidelines, the book's not just excellent for students but very useful for pre-school practitioners across the board. Highly recommended!' - SureStart Magazine

'[This book] is a very useful for pre-school practitioners, across the board, with useful case studies, illustrations of good practice and reflective exercises' - Early Years Educator

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