PRACTICE GUIDE: WELL-BEING

A four-part series in which Marion Dowling explores aspects of children's personal development that enable them to grow up and lead happy and satisfying lives.

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Learning & Development: Well-being: Part 1 - Good company

In this new four-part series, Marion Dowling explores aspects of children's personal development that enable them to grow up and lead happy and satisfying lives. Here, she looks at children as social beings....

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Learning & Development: Well-Being: Part 2 - Strength of feeling

Young children need to learn to identify and verbalise their feelings with the help of adults who can empathise with them, says Marion Dowling.

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Learning and Development: Well-being Part 3 - Zest for life

Early years practitioners must take care to indulge and maintain the natural motivation that children show from babyhood, says Marion Dowling.

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Learning & Development - Well-Being: Part 4 - Spiritual growth

The spiritual dimension of life is a challenging aspect of early years development, but a vital one to emphasise, says Marion Dowling.