PRACTICE GUIDE: ROLE OF THE PRACTITIONER

A four-part series by Julie Fisher, with advice for practitioners on better understanding their role in supporting early learning and identifying what helps interaction with young children.

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Learning & Development: Practitioner Role: Part 1 - Time to talk

To be effective communicators, young children need attention from adults who are tuned in to what is worthwhile to them, writes Julie Fisher in the first of a four-part series about the role of the practitioner...

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Learning & Development:: Practitioner Role, Part 2 - In tune

Without careful observation and responsive listening, adult interaction could become interference in children's play, says Julie Fisher, independent early years...

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Learning & Development: Practitioner Role: Part 3 - Under control

There are important differences in the adult role when supporting child-led, rather than adult-led, learning, as Julie Fisher demonstrates.

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Learning & Development - Practitioner Role: Part 4 - Now you're talking!

Some essential principles should guide conversations with children, says Julie Fisher in part four of her series on adult roles in early learning.