Young Children's Personal, Social and Emotional Development

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SAGE Publications, Jan 12, 2001 - Education - 176 pages
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`Exudes a deep understanding of very young children. It fills the gap for early years practitioners in the core foundation stage area of personal, social and and emotional development' - Times Educational Supplement

`Considers how children's development can be assisted in ways that are responsive to their needs. It discusses how children develop confidence, independence, awareness of the needs of others and the disposition to learn. It also looks at the issues of emotional well-being, moral and spiritual development and how children relate to the wider world. This is an essential read for those working in this area and anyone else with an interest in the current debate about early years provision' - Chil

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About the author (2001)

Marion Dowling was involved in the pre-school playgroup movement, taught in London and was headteacher of a state nursery school. She was an educational adviser in two local authorities, a member of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate, and has been involved in a number of government working parties on early years.  She now works as a trainer and consultant in the UK and overseas.

Marion is an experienced author and is vice president of Early Education, a national charity. 

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