What is child-centred education? Where do its core ideas stem from? What do these ideas mean for children and teachers today? Child-centred education is central to contemporary debates about what constitutes effective teaching and learning. Frequently pitched against formal approaches to education...
To Be Published May 1st 2016 by Routledge
From current certainties to new visions
Education has become dominated by testing, standards, interventions, strategies and political policy. Yet while elements such as these are important, Exploring Education and Childhood contends it is childhood - including its sociology and psychology - that is the vital holistic context for teaching...
To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge
Concepts, Contexts and Cultures
Bringing together a collection of chapters from international experts in the field of early childhood education, Rethinking Play and Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education seeks to explore how play in the Early Years is valued as a means of learning. The book discusses how play is presented,...
Published November 8th 2010 by Routledge
Competencies for Advanced Nursing Practice is the first and definitive book to deliver guidance for practitioners working to be recognized for their advanced nursing practice. Written by experienced academics and advanced nurse practitioners from a variety of clinical backgrounds, this...
Published August 29th 2008 by CRC Press
Researching Young Children's Perspectives
Based on extensive research, and grounded in everyday classroom practice, the authors of this book explore important issues surrounding play in the early years curriculum. The book presents children’s views on, and response to their role-play environment, alongside examples of good classroom...
Published January 17th 2008 by Routledge