A short book which covers examples of how to listen to children’s perspectives on classroom design, methods of learning, transitions and staff recruitment, among other topics. ‘I have found children and young people to be very insightful when it comes to recruitment; they will often ask the questions that the adults are unsure of asking, they are often able to see the candidates for what they really are.’ Also covers the consequences of not listening to children, which include death and serious injury, as numerous serious case reviews have pointed out.
Listening to Young Children in Early Years Settings
Sunday, September 1, 2019
By Sonia Mainstone-Cotton (Jessica Kingsley, £14.99)