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‘The book gives excellent insight of current Early Years topics by covering international educational approaches and discussing the need to professionalise the sector. It is suitable for students on Early Childhood Studies programme, EYPS, and Early Years Foundation Degrees.’ - Eva Mikuska, Senior Lecturer at University of Chichester, MA, EYPS, and Programme Leader for the Foundation Degree in Early Childhood

Development from conception to 3 - new understanding
Development from conception to 3 - new understanding

Valuable research from a number of disciplines including psychology, medicine and education now supports our understanding of the importance of factors in early development in relation to long-term outcomes for children. The Early Years Framework states: ‘It is during our very earliest years and even pre-birth that a large part of the pattern of our future adult life is set’ (Scottish Government, 2008: 1).

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