Effective Assessment in the Early Years Foundation Stage
- Jan Dubiel - Early Excellence
Assessment in Early Childhood | Observation
"This book is written by one of the leading experts on assessment. It contains the deep knowledge and understanding that comes with knowing a subject inside out; but Jan Dubiel’s approach is very practical."
-Professor Tina Bruce CBE, University of Roehampton
How we assess our youngest children is a vital part of early years practice.
The new edition of Jan Dubiel’s bestselling book offers a clear explanation of the role of assessment in the revised Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), and step-by-step guidance for those working with children from birth to five on making and recording observations in practice. Updated throughout the second edition now features:
- A brand new chapter on the History of the Baseline Assessment Policy
- A companion website including access to SAGE journal articles, child observation videos and examples of completed assessments
- Detailed guidance on the new Integrated Health and Education check at age two
This book continues to help students and practitioners develop an evidence-based understanding of assessment and an appreciation of what constitutes effective assessment in early years settings.
Highly accessible book for teachers at any level of experience, helps to de-bunk many of the mysteries surrounding assessment, ensuring that practitioners are consistent and reliable in their assessments.
A clear and concise text that helps students to understand what assessment is and what it should not be. Helpful for Early Years students who are exploring their practical experiences alongside child development theory. Students are offered a practical and logical approach when using observation to inform their approach to assessment. .
Links well to course content
This text provides good high quality opportunities for learners/readers at any stage to engage with concepts of effective assessment in day to day practice.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Effective Assessment in the Early Years Foundation Stage: Reclaiming Assessment