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`Tricia David starts the book off with a commitment to the importance of relationships. "The impact of emotional aspects of a school or nursery situation has long been neglected in the UK, as is amply demonstrated by the list of criteria for judging the quality of teaching drawn from OfSTED critieria". Amen to that" - Times Educational Supplement, Friday Magazine `Teaching Young Children is essential reading for early years teacher trainers and anyone working with young children, birth to 8 years old. It is an excellent companion volume to one of David's other books, Young Children Learning. David's many contributions to the literature in early years education has focused on the ways in which soc

Developing a Framework for Primary PE
Developing a framework for primary PE

The responsibility for developing healthy and informed children is all too often inappropriately laid solely at the door of the school, and especially the physical education curriculum. Therefore, the challenging ambition of this chapter is to outline a framework for the provision of physical education (PE) in the primary school that identifies not only the essence and structure of the content associated with each activity area, but the essential shared understanding and collaboration between the key agents (family, children and schools) in the provision of a progressive and cohesive education for children. A curriculum which is created in partnership with these key agents will help to lead children in their search to be informed ...

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