Linking theory to multi-professional practice in the early years field, this book explores all the major themes of care and education in early childhood. Included are chapters on: children's learning; children's rights, child protection and children's health; inclusion and special educational needs; collaborative practice across education, health and social work; international perspectives on early childhood. Each chapter contains summaries of key points and directs the readers towards further reading for continued study.
Table of Contents
Children's Rights to Participation - Gill Handley Protecting Children - Celia Doyle Inclusive Practice for Children with Special Educational Needs - Chris Hickman and Kyffin Jones Joined Up Thinking in Practice - Eunice Lumsden An Exploration of Professional Collaboration Modern Childhood - Tim Waller Contemporary Theories and Children's Lives Child Health - Sharon Smith and Tania Morris Children's Learning - Tim Waller and Ros Swann Studying Children - Jane Murray International Perspectives - Tim Waller