Young Children's Personal, Social and Emotional Development

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SAGE Publications, Nov 25, 2009 - Education - 227 pages
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This fully revised Third Edition of Marion Dowling’s best selling book has been updated and expanded to include:

Personal, social, and emotional development in children 0-6 years An update on recent and current national developments which impact on young children’s personal development Comprehensive references to the Early Years Foundation StageLinks to Early Years Professional Standards Research on brain development and links to young children’s well-being and learning Aspects of work with children from culturally diverse backgrounds Multi-agency working, including Children’ Centers, extended schools and communities


 

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Contents

The Significance of Young Childrens Personal Social and Emotional Development
1
1 The Seeds of Confidence
11
2 Living and Learning with Others
31
3 Becoming Independent
51
4 Emotional WellBeing
76
5 Dispositions for Learning
100
6 Young Childrens Behaviour
121
7 Young Childrens Spirituality
139
8 Living in the Wider World
152
9 Outdoors a Haven for Personal Growth
171
10 Working with Families to Support Young Childrens Personal Growth
187
11 Being Alongside the Child
208
Index
219
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About the author (2009)

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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