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The Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies
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The Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies
A Guide for Professional Practice



December 2022 | 232 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

The official guide to the Early Childhood Graduate Competencies, developed by the Early Childhood Studies Degrees Network to strengthen students' knowledge and skills for practice, in addition to boosting employability. Embedded into Early Childhood Studies and Early Years degrees, the nine  competencies ensure that students are both academically and practically ready to work with young children and take the lead in any early childhood setting. With a focus on essential topics such as advocating for children’s rights, inclusion, safeguarding, observation this book will help students to build a solid foundation on which to build their practice.

Written in collaboration with students, this text offers a range of case studies and examples, activities, further readings and more to support students on their learning journey.


 
Introduction to the Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies – Eunice Lumsden
 
Advocating for Young Children’s Rights and Participation - Jill Harrison and Diana Harris
 
Promoting Holistic Child Development - Tanya Richardson
 
Working to Promote Health, Wellbeing, Safety and Nurturing Care - Helen Simmons & Carol Fenton
 
Observing and Supporting Children’s Wellbeing, Learning, Progression and Transitions – Gayle Blackburn and Jan Grinstead
 
Safeguarding and Child Protection – Eunice Lumsden and Emma Twigg
 
Promoting Inclusive Practice – Bruce Majoribanks, Lindey Cookson and Helen Haygarth
 
Partnerships with Parents and Caregivers – Julie Sealy
 
Collaborating with others – Helen Perkins
 
Professional Development and Professional Identity – Sigrid Brogaard-Clausen and Michelle Cottle
 
Moving Forward – Carolyn Silberfeld

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