Young Children Learning

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Tricia David
SAGE Publications, Jul 27, 1999 - Education - 240 pages
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`I particularly enjoyed Judith Roden's chapter "Young Children Are Natural Scientists" especially her thoughts on children's drawings, which puncture some popular assumptions' - Times Educational Supplement, Friday Magazine

`Tricia David, an internationally recognised expert in early years eductaion, has brought together 11 tutors from Christ Church College Canterbury to "encourage debate and disagreement"....It has..some absorbing and helpful contributions which both bring forward the debate in early years education and also may cause readers to reappraise their own practice, possibly as a result of disagreeing with one or other contributers' - International Journal of Early Years Education

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young children learning
Balancing the needs of children parents and teachers
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About the author (1999)

Tricia David is a Professor of Education at Canterbury Christ Church College, where she directs the Centre for International Studies in Early Childhood. She is a past president of OMEP-UK (OMEP is the World Organization for Early Childhood Education) and she is currently a member of BERA ( British Educational Research Associaton) Council and the editor of the International Journal of Early Childhood.


Teresa Aguado Universidad Nacional a Distancia, Madrid

Stig Brostrom Royal Danish School of Educational Studies

Noirin Hayes Dublin Institute of Technology

Rosario Jimenez-Frias Universidad Nacional a Distancia, Madrid

Malgorzata Karwowska-Struczyk Poland

Alkistis Kondoyianni Ministry of Education, Athens

Ulla Lind Stockholm Institute of Education

Helen Penn Institute of Education, London

Eric Plaisance Universite Rene Descartes, Paris V

Sylvie Rayne Institut National de Recherche Pedagogique, Paris

Karin Vilien Educational Consultant, Copenhagen

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