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Young Children's Personal, Social and Emotional Development

Third Edition
Marion Dowling Early Years Consultant
© 2010   240 pages   SAGE Publications Ltd   
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Ebook ISBN: 9781446203415
Praise for the Second Edition:

"Marion Dowling's comprehensive and insightful book shows exactly why personal, social and emotional development must be at the heart of any early years curriculum ... it will prove an invaluable guide for practitioners and providers striving to put children's needs at the centre of their work." - Liz Roberts, Editor of Nursery World Magazine

"This author has updated and revised what was already an informative and useful book. A wide range of practitioners will find support here to understand and create good practice for children in PSED. A valuable book that will certainly go on my reading list." - Nursery World

With the introduction of the Early Years Foundation Stage, young children's personal, social, and emotional development is an area of ever-increasing interest to those working in the field of early childhood. This fully revised Third Edition of Marion Dowling's best selling book has been updated and expanded to include:

  • Personal, social, and emotional development in children 0-6 years
  • An update on recent and current national developments which impact on young children’s personal development
  • Comprehensive references to the Early Years Foundation Stage
  • Links to Early Years Professional Standards
  • Research on brain development and links to young children’s well-being and learning
  • Aspects of work with children from culturally diverse backgrounds
  • Multi-agency working, including Children Centers, extended schools and communities

Easy-to-read and including new case studies and exercises, this book is essential for students and practitioners.

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