Education: Childhood

  • International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care: Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century Vol I book cover

    International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education and Care

    Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century Vol I, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susanne Garvis, Sivanes Phillipson, Heidi Harju-Luukkainen

    The first volume in this Early Childhood Education and Care in the 21st Century: International Teaching, Family and Policy Perspectives miniseries provides a snapshot of early childhood education and care from 19 different countries around the world. The intention is to provide a description for…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China: Power, Politics, Participation, and Education book cover

    Building Resilience of Floating Children and Left-Behind Children in China

    Power, Politics, Participation, and Education, 1st Edition

    By Guanglun Michael Mu

    The past two decades have seen exponential growth of urbanisation and migration in China. Emerging from this growth is a population of floating and left-behind children which is estimated to be approaching 100 million. Due to their increasing risks of undesirable educational and social, as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Calling All Superheroes: Supporting and Developing Superhero Play in the Early Years book cover

    Calling All Superheroes: Supporting and Developing Superhero Play in the Early Years

    1st Edition

    By Tamsin Grimmer

    Calling All Superheroes highlights the enormous potential of superhero play in supporting learning and development in early childhood. Using examples from practice, it provides guidance on how to effectively manage and implement superhero play and set appropriate boundaries in early years settings…

    Paperback – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Education and Change in Diverse Cultural Contexts book cover

    Early Childhood Education and Change in Diverse Cultural Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Pascal, Tony Bertram, Marika Veisson

    Change is now a dominant feature of early childhood systems around the globe and many countries are currently facing significant economic, social and political developments that bring additional challenges that teaching and learning practices need to be able to respond to in a positive and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Early Childhood Care and Education at the Margins: African Perspectives on Birth to Three book cover

    Early Childhood Care and Education at the Margins

    African Perspectives on Birth to Three, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hasina Banu Ebrahim, Auma Okwany, Oumar Barry

    The importance of early childhood care and education (ECCE) in the lives of very young children is gaining increasing attention around the globe and yet there is a persistent lack of diverse knowledge perspectives on this critical phase. This stems from dominant Eurocentric framings of…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    Routledge

  • Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning book cover

    Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning

    1st Edition

    By Jan Deans, Susan Wright

    Investigating children’s learning through dance and drawing-telling, Dance-Play and Drawing-Telling as Semiotic Tools for Young Children’s Learning provides a unique insight into how these activities can help children to critically reflect on their own learning. Promoting the concept of dance and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27
    Routledge

  • Playing and Learning Outdoors: The Practical Guide and Sourcebook for Excellence in Outdoor Provision and Practice with Young Children book cover

    Playing and Learning Outdoors

    The Practical Guide and Sourcebook for Excellence in Outdoor Provision and Practice with Young Children, 3rd Edition

    By Jan White

    Fully updated to reflect the current status and understandings regarding outdoor provision within early childhood education frameworks across the UK, this new edition shows early years practitioners how to get the very best from outdoor play and learning for the enjoyment, health and education of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Routledge

  • Educating for Social Justice in Early Childhood book cover

    Educating for Social Justice in Early Childhood

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shirley A. Kessler, Beth Blue Swadener

    Bringing together scholarship and examples from practice, this book explores ways in which early childhood curriculum – including classroom practices and community contexts – can more actively engage with a range of social justice issues, democratic principles and anti-oppressive practices.…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

  • Human Trafficking and Exploitation: Lessons from Europe book cover

    Human Trafficking and Exploitation

    Lessons from Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Belachew Gebrewold, Johanna Kostenzer, Andreas Th. Müller

    Human trafficking is a serious human rights violation that leads to the gross exploitation of its victims, who are coerced into forced labor and slavery across the globe. As the current migration movement and refugee situation reaches crisis point in Europe, the risk of human trafficking from the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Children’s Participation in Global Contexts: Going Beyond Voice book cover

    Children’s Participation in Global Contexts

    Going Beyond Voice, 1st Edition

    By Vicky Johnson, Andy West

    Children's and young people’s right to participate has been increasingly acknowledged and taken up internationally, as expressed in the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. Yet much of this has focused on collecting children’s voices, rather than achieving change, and has met its limits. This…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Disrupting and Countering Deficits in Early Childhood Education book cover

    Disrupting and Countering Deficits in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fikile Nxumalo, Christopher P. Brown

    This powerful edited collection disrupts the deficit-oriented discourses that currently frame the field of early childhood education (ECE) and illuminates avenues for critique and opportunities for change. Researchers from across the globe offer their insight and expertise in challenging the logic…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29
    Routledge

  • A Practical Guide to Action Research and Teacher Enquiry: Making a Difference in the Early Years book cover

    A Practical Guide to Action Research and Teacher Enquiry

    Making a Difference in the Early Years, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Ince, Eleanor Kitto

    This accessible guide will be an invaluable resource for early years practitioners looking to make a positive difference in their settings by using action research or teacher enquiry. Guiding readers through the practical steps, issues, and potentials of conducting research in a variety of early…

    Paperback – 2019-08-16
    Routledge

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