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Understanding the … Approach provides a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of international approaches to early years education and childcare. The books will enable the reader to analyse the essential elements of each approach and its relationship to quality early years practice.

Each book:

  • Describes the key principles of the approach to early childhood with practical examples and case studies;
  • Provides students and practitioners with the relevant information about a key pedagogical influence on high quality early years practice;
  • Highlights the key ideas that practitioners should consider when reviewing and reflecting on their own practice;
  • Can be used as the basis for continuing professional development and action research

Written to support the work of all those in the field of early years education and childcare, these will be invaluable texts for students, early years and childcare practitioners, teachers, early years professionals, children’s centre professionals, lecturers, advisory teachers, head teachers and setting managers.

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Understanding the Montessori Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Understanding the Montessori Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Forthcoming

Barbara Isaacs
January 30, 2018

Understanding the Montessori Approach is a much-needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Montessori Approach and how it is used in the teaching and learning of young children. The book will enable the reader to analyse the essential...

Understanding the Steiner Waldorf Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Understanding the Steiner Waldorf Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Janni Nicol, Jill Tina Taplin
September 14, 2017

This fully revised edition of Understanding the Steiner Waldorf Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Steiner Waldorf early childhood approach. It enables the reader to analyse the essential elements of the Steiner...

Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Jane Williams-Siegfredsen
March 01, 2017

This fully revised edition of Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Danish Forest School Approach. It enables analysis of the essential elements of this particular approach to...

Understanding the Reggio Approach: Early years education in practice

Understanding the Reggio Approach: Early years education in practice

Linda Thornton, Pat Brunton
December 11, 2014

Understanding the Reggio Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Reggio Approach. It enables analysis of the essential elements of this particular approach to early childhood teaching and the relationship it holds with...

Understanding the Te Whariki Approach: Early years education in practice

Understanding the Te Whariki Approach: Early years education in practice

Wendy Lee, Margaret Carr, Brenda Soutar, Linda Mitchell
December 20, 2012

Understanding the Te Whāriki Approach is a much–needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Te Whāriki approach, introducing the reader to an innovative bicultural curriculum developed for early childhood services in New Zealand. It will...

Understanding the Steiner Waldorf Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Understanding the Steiner Waldorf Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Janni Nicol, Jill Tina Taplin
March 02, 2012

Understanding the Steiner Waldorf Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Steiner Waldorf High Scope Approach. It will enable the reader to analyse the essential elements of the Steiner Waldorf Approach to early...

Understanding the Montessori Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Understanding the Montessori Approach: Early Years Education in Practice


February 22, 2012

Understanding the Montessori Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Montessori Approach and how it is used in the teaching and learning of young children. It will enable the reader to analyse the essential elements of...

Understanding the HighScope Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Understanding the HighScope Approach: Early Years Education in Practice


October 28, 2011

Understanding the HighScope Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the HighScope Approach. It will enable the reader to analyse the essential elements of the HighScope Approach to early childhood and its relationship to...

Understanding the Reggio Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Understanding the Reggio Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Linda Thornton, Pat Brunton
June 04, 2009

‘Linda Thornton and Pat Brunton have been immersed in the field for many years and write authoritatively, with understanding and clarity. The book is thoroughly up to date and offers a useful reference source. This book is very welcome, it is accessible, readable and sound.’ (Review of the first...

Understanding the Reggio Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Understanding the Reggio Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

Linda Thornton, Pat Brunton
January 24, 2006

A much-needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Reggio Approach and philosophy, this book: provides an overview of the historical and social background of the Reggio Approach encourages practitioners to look at their individual settings...

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