This third edition of Good Practice in the Early Years includes chapters on current key issues for early years practitioners such as multi-professional working, inclusion, child protection and children's rights and participation. As well as exploring key areas of good practice, the contributors explore the dilemmas that can arise from implementing good practice. An invaluable resource for all early years and childhood students and practitioners, this guide provides case studies and exercises to encourage readers to develop their understanding and knowledge of good practice in all early years settings.
Janet Kay is a Principal Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies at Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
Introduction: The Role of Good Practice in the Early Years Janet Kay; 1. Play in Early Years Education Philippa Thompson; 2. Children's Rights and Participation Anne Kellock; 3. Reflective Practice Anne Kellock and Jonathan Wainwright; 4. Diversity and Inclusion in the Early Years Penny Borkett; 5. Growing and Developing Karen Hardy; 6. Promoting Young Children's Health Sarah Procter; 7. Child Protection and Safeguarding Issues Rosemary Furey; 8. Working with Parents and Families Damien Fitzgerald; 9. Multi-Agency Working Jonathan Wainwright; Conclusions Janet Kay; Index.