Unique in its field, the second edition of this respected book continues to underpin teaching in a positive, structured, and proactive manner. Sylvia Lucas has revised and expanded on the original work of Marjorie Boxall. It includes:
- A new chapter on nurture groups and pedagogy, child development theories and brain research
- Updated examples such as the Every Child Matters agenda, an inclusive curriculum and schools' responses, 'and a practitioner's physical contact with the child
- A Case study from an international Nurture Group
This accessible book will be useful to school managers, SENCOs, educational psychologists and teachers and therapists in specialist settings.
Marjorie Boxall originated the concept of nurture groups and was a founding member of the Nurture Group Network. NGN members run accredited courses at Cambridge University, Leicester University and London University. The NGN also runs courses in many Local Authorities.
Sylvia Lucas is a founding member of the Nurture Group Network and now coordinates the work of the University CPD Group. She undertakes a range of consultancy in primary practice and school leadership both in the UK and abroad.