The EYFS Inspection in Practice

Author: Jenny Barber
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1907241620
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The EYFS Inspection in Practice is a must-have guide to preparing for your early years Ofsted inspection. This straight to the point guide is designed to help all early years settings prepare and manage an inspection with confidence, as well as follow up the Ofsted report in a positive way. This book features: A step-by-step guide to writing an exceptional Self Evaluation Form, with examples of evidence to support each question and recommendations for collecting this evidence Tried and tested methods for improving reflective practice in the early years setting Techniques to demonstrate that all aspects of the EYFS are working in your practice Real life examples of how a range of early years settings have prepared for their own inspection Updated in accordance with the October 2009 amendments to the Self Evaluation Form The book is designed to ensure your inspection is a positive and stress-free experience, and is written to encompass both home-based and group settings so that any early years practitioner will find the book useful.

100 Ideas for Early Years Practitioners Observation Assessment Planning

Author: Marianne Sargent
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472945298
Format: PDF, Mobi
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100 Ideas for Early Years Practitioners: Observation, Assessment & Planning is not only filled with easy to implement and practical ideas for the early years classroom, but it also demonstrates why assessment is an important formative tool to help further children's learning. In this book, early years expert and experienced author Marianne Sargent explains the cycle of observation, assessment and planning with advice on how to carry out different types of observation, guidance on how to make effective use of observations to assess children's knowledge and understanding, and explanations for how to use this information to inform future planning. The book also offers ideas on how to carry out summative assessments - as well as how to organise assessment information for reporting purposes. With the ever-increasing focus on observation, assessment and planning in the early years, this book is a must-have for all practitioners looking to effectively introduce all three into their setting while still ensuring the children in their care are in an environment where they can be confident, feel supported and still have fun as they grow and learn.

Planning for the Early Years The Local Community

Author: Jennie Lindon
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1909280062
Format: PDF, Docs
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This title is part of a brand new series which takes a fresh approach to planning by ensuring that children's interests are at the heart of all plans. Planning for the Early Years: The Local Community is packed with adaptable ideas that can be extended for older children, or more focussed for the under threes. It focuses on the prime areas of learning, especially the development of early language, defined in the 2011 Tickell review of the EYFS as the foundations for all learning. This title will allow you to: plan for children's individual stages of development through the use of adaptable and inclusive plans, and plans specifically for birth-3s, engage and motivate children to learn by planning around their interests and include children with English as an Additional Language and Special Educational Needs through plans that take into consideration a variety of abilities.

Leadership And Management In The Early Years From Principles To Practice

Author: Jones, Caroline
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335222463
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book encourages practitioners to recognise their active involvement in leadership and management in relation to their work as team leader or team member, and in their work with parents and other professionals, to ensure appropriate and effective provision for young children.

What Does it Mean to be One

Author: Jennie Lindon
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1907241779
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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What Does It Mean To Be One, from child psychologist Jennie Lindon, will give you the tools you need to ensure that your work with children, whether in a school, nursery or home setting, is relevant to their individual stages of development. This books looks at the six areas of learning in the EYFS and focusses on what each area means for one-year olds. Each area of development is backed up with examples of how real children learn, what good practice looks like and working in partnership with parents. A must-have for anyone working with babies.

Ethical Practice in Early Childhood

Author: Ioanna Palaiologou
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446264505
Format: PDF, ePub
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Ethical considerations are raising new questions about the involvement and participation of children in research. By considering the ethical issues that can arise when working with and doing research with young children from birth to five years, this book examines a wide range of topics including: - involving young children in research - informed consent - research tools with children under five - researching children with special needs - researching vulnerable groups - researching other cultures - multi-agency working - loss and bereavement - ethical practices when studying early childhood - safe-guarding young children - inspection - ethics and leadership Examples from education, health and social work are examined, and there are chapter overviews, activities, case studies, points for discussion and recommendations for further reading and useful Websites in each chapter; which help to engage the reader and facilitate critical thinking and reflective practice. This is a comprehensive guide to a developing field for the early years student and practitioner.

Leading and Supporting Early Years Teams

Author: Deborah Price
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317695747
Format: PDF, ePub
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How a staff team works together and how effective and cohesive they are impacts significantly on the children that they care for as well as having implications for the general early years practice and the success of the business of the setting. Drawing together theory and practice this book provides comprehensive guidance on recruiting, supervising and leading an early years team in line with the most recent national guidance. Focusing on all aspects of leading and supporting a team, the book aims to inspire managers and increase their confidence. It looks at the day-to-day demands of running a setting and the reflective thinking that is needed to establish a vision for a team. The authors consider the skills needed to lead and support a team and offers practical guidance on: recruitment, induction, ongoing staff training and supervision disciplinary processes including handling difficult conversations, refocusing a team after a critical incident staff relationships with parents and other professionals involving the team in problem solving and implementing change engaging with the community how to get support for yourself as a manager This book will be invaluable support for both new and experienced managers wanting to establish a cohesive and dynamic staff team and provide outstanding childcare provision.

What does it mean to be three

Author: Jennie Lindon
Publisher: Andrews UK Limited
ISBN: 1907241817
Format: PDF, Kindle
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What Does It Mean To Be Three, from child psychologist Jennie Lindon, will give you the tools you need to ensure that your work with children, whether in a school, nursery or home setting, is relevant to their individual stages of development. This books looks at the six areas of learning in the EYFS and focusses on what each area means for three-year olds. Each area of development is backed up with examples of how real children learn, what good practice looks like and working in partnership with parents. A must-have for anyone working with three-year olds.