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Chapter 1: 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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