Becoming an Early Years Teacher: From Birth to FiveYears
Monday, May 19, 2014
By Jessica Johnson (Open University Press, £23.99)
This is the first text book dedicated to supporting students to achieve Early Years Teacher Status and it provides a comprehensive guide to the eight standards, linking throughout to the statutory and non-statutory framework and guidance for the EYFS.
Readers are encouraged to think critically about key theories and reflect on the nature of their professional identity. There is a strong focus on the importance of developing communication skills to build positive relationships in a setting. Practical examples and case studies are included, equipping readers to provide positive learning opportunities for babies and young children.