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Ensuring Every Child Matters

Author : Gianna Knowles
ISBN : 9781446203491
Genre : Education
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In today's climate of multi-professional working, this book examines how children from the ages of 3 to 11 are educated, in the educational and social context of the Every Child Matters (ECM) agenda. There are chapters dedicated to the five outcomes of Every Child Matters (which are: being healthy; staying safe; enjoying and achieving; making a positive contribution; achieving economic wellbeing), as well as comprehensive guidance on how to ensure the ECM standards are met. However, this book also looks at the broader scope of how children learn in early years settings and primary schools, and is written at a level that enables the reader to develop their own knowledge and understanding. Issues discussed include: - social justice; - diversity and inclusion; - the child in society; - working with families. Case studies are provided in each chapter, along with activities, suggestions for further reading and useful websites. Suitable for Childhood Studies and Education Studies courses, and for teaching assistants studying for a Foundation Degree or Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) status, the content is equally relevant for teacher-training courses and practising teachers. Gianna Knowles is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Chichester.

Every Child Matters

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ISBN : 021502429X
Genre : Children
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Every child Matters

Quick Guides For Early Years Physical Development

Author : Linda Pound
ISBN : 9781444199666
Genre : Medical
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* Learn child development theories quickly and painlessly * Apply theories to your workplace setting * Know what to do next with your studies. Save time in your studies with Linda Pound's easy-to-read quick overviews of the main development theories in early years. If you are a Level 4/5, Foundation Degree, or undergraduate student in Early Years, Early Childhood Studies or primary education, or a professional working with young children, this title will be the ideal introduction to the main theories around cognitive development in early childhood. In full colour with an attractive layout and innovative features, this series will introduce you to the main influential theorists, the research methods they used, the key debates and ideas they started, and how the key debates have changed over time.

Applied Social Science For Early Years

Author : Ewan Ingleby
ISBN : 9781844455720
Genre : Education
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Applying social science subjects such as psychology, sociology, social policy and research methods to Early Years can help to raise standards and ensure good practice. These subjects inform much of the academic curriculum within many Early Years programmes and are subjects that make an important contribution to understanding children's behaviour, growth and development. The book identifies, analyses and assesses how social science enriches Early Years as opposed to regarding Early Years and social science as distinct. Each chapter imaginatively introduces the main learning objectives and includes formative activities, which apply social science to particular themes to aid students' cognitive skills.

Critical Perspectives On Safeguarding Children

Author : Karen Broadhurst
ISBN : 0470682787
Genre : Political Science
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A critical and evidence-based review of current and future child protection policy and practice. Provides evidence-based perspective with an up-to-date overview of policy and practice Covers several disciplinary boundaries Goes beyond mere description to enable engagement in critical analysis of various policy areas as they relate to children and families

Educational Research

Author : Jerry Wellington
ISBN : 9781472524782
Genre : Education
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What is educational research? What are its current approaches, methods and methodologies? How should existing literature be reviewed and evaluated critically? What are the key philosophical debates in and on educational research? How should research in education be conducted and how should it be presented? And what is the value of such research? With this extensively revised edition of a much-admired and engaging guide, Jerry Wellington provides clear and constructive answers to these questions, complete with detailed advice on methods such as interviewing, surveys, documentary research and the use of focus groups. Thoroughly overhauled and updated, this edition includes new case studies, helpful 'theory summary' boxes, and a range of activities or 'points to ponder' to foster engagement with current issues. Retaining the clarity and concision of the previous edition, and its approachable and practical style, Jerry Wellington provides an invaluable text for all those engaged in educational research.

Promoting Children S Rights In Social Work And Social Care

Author : Margaret Bell
ISBN : 0857004867
Genre : Social Science
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Children have a right enshrined within the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child to participate in decisions that affect them, and their participation in social care services can have a positive impact on their own self-esteem and confidence, but also the quality of service and decisions made by the social care professionals working with them. Everyone seems to agree on the idea that children have to be heard, but not on how, where and when they can participate, or the organisational cultures needed to facilitate it. Promoting Children's Rights in Social Work and Social Care addresses these questions. Margaret Bell looks at the reality of children's life experiences, examines the variety of definitions of participation and highlights creative initiatives for children's involvement which have proven successful. Four research studies on children's participation in the UK are presented, which draw on interviews with children aged 6-19 and cover children's views on decision-making and recording processes, their opinions on the social work help they have received, how involved they feel, and the responses of the agencies involved. This book will be essential reading for any social work or social care professional working with children, as well as students and academics in the social work and social care fields. It will also be invaluable to those involved in promoting children's rights and child participation.

Birth To Three Matters

Author : Lesley Abbott
ISBN : 9780335223978
Genre : Education
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Birth to Three Matters is essential reading for anyone involved in providing care and education or developing policy for children between birth and three. the book explores the structure and content of the DfES Framework, examines a range of issues that impact on the development of quality in early years settings and features contributions from influential early years experts, many of whom were involved in the development of the Birth to Three Matters Framework.

Supporting Every Child

Author : Anita Walton
ISBN : PSU:000066582847
Genre : Education
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This is a course book for Foundation Degree students who are support staff working predominantly in a range of educational settings. It focuses on professional, academic and vocational issues that are common to support workers across the school sectors and provides relevant guidance that responds to recent workforce developments, equiping Teaching Assistants (TAs) to undertake these roles and manage change effectively. The book makes links with the National Curriculum, reflects the revised HLTA standards and takes full account of the impact of Every Child Matters.

Every Child Matters

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ISBN : IND:30000111327957
Genre : Business & Economics
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This Green Paper outlines the Government's proposals for the reform and improvement of child care, following the death of Victoria ClimbiĆ¢ and subsequent investigations by Lord Laming and various inspectorates dealing with children matters. Child protection is viewed as inseparable from policies designed to maximise every child's potential, policies which address educational failure, anti-social behaviour, ill health, teenage parenthood. The Green Paper focuses on four main areas: supporting parents and carers; early intervention and effective prevention; accountability and integration (locally, regionally and nationally, including a Minister for Children, Young People and Families); workforce reform.

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