Learning & development
The Learning & Development theme of the EYFS, including child development, Prime and Specific Areas of Learning and activities. Regular case studies showcase best practice from early years settings.
The educator role alters subtly depending on whether it is an adult or child leading the learning, says Julie Fisher in part two of her series on the changing role of early childhood educators
In order to spot speech problems, practitioners need to know what children should be able to say for their age group, explain Penny Tassoni and Anne-Marie Tassoni...
The creator of The Greenfield Method tells Hannah Crown how it is teaching children self-regulation and other life skills through the production of sound
Going outside to ‘do’ maths is an effective way to engage young children. Julie Mountain offers some tips
Baby room practitioners need to tune in to those in their care by understanding the babies’ non-verbal communication, as well as their own, explains Charlotte Goddard...
Embracing risky play gives children the chance to push themselves to their limits, with physical, emotional and educational benefits, explains Annette Rawstrone...
We profile Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award winners John Burningham and Helen Oxenbury, with tributes from judges and peers
By Nadine Brun-Cosme and Aurélie Guillerey (Macmillan Children’s Books)
By Viviane Schwarz (Walker Books)
By Emily Gravett (Macmillan Children’s Books)
By Petr Horacek (Walker Books)