Pat Telfer-Brunton and Linda Thornton
Wednesday, May 5, 2004
What does citizenship mean for young children who are only just beginning to socialise? Practitioners need to consider the learning that goes on in their settings Citizenship may not be a term that practitioners immediately associate with the Foundation Stage. It does not appear in the curriculum guidance document and it is not widely used within early years literature. However, when we consider what citizenship, or being a good citizen, actually means in relation to young children, it is very easy to see how important the early years are in laying the foundations for the future.
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