Observing children: a practical guide
This user-friendly text is an invaluable guide to observation techniques for everyone working with children. It explains why child care workers and teachers need to observe children and gives clear instructions on how to carry out their observations. This new edition, which reflects the changes in early years education guidelines, now boasts material that relates specifically to the early learning goals of the foundation stage. It contains two updated chapters detailing how observations can be used when evaluating early learning goals and also assists with foundation stage profiling. Observing Children is essential reading for all CACHE Child Care validated courses, NVQs and SNVQs in Child Care and Education, GNVQ in Health and Social Care and the new Technical Certificates in Child Care. It will also prove invaluable for those training to be teachers in primary school. Book jacket.
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