National Curriculum In The Early Years

Challenges And Opportunities

Edited by Dr Theo Cox, Theo Cox

© 1996 – Routledge

185 pages

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Paperback: 9780750706018
pub: 1996-12-13
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About the Book

The child-centred principles of early years education - which emphasize play and holistic learning - are being challenged by the implementation of a subject-based National Curriculum. The contributors to this book explore this challenge and offer some ways of meeting it practically and productively. Issues covered include: pedagogical issues, such as the cross-curricular, topic-based teaching; teacher's attitudes to subject knowledge; assessment issues, including baseline assessment at the age of five; and parental attitudes to the National Curriculum and its content at Key Stage 1.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General