Key Persons in the Early YearsKey Persons in the Early Years



This book will be an essential text for practitioners and students who wish to fully understand the Key Person role and how it can benefit children, parents and their setting.

Author: Peter Elfer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136642555

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Key Persons in the Early Years aims to explain what a Key Person is, the theory behind the approach and the practicalities of implementation. Practical in its approach and containing case studies as examples of reflective practice, this second edition details the role of the Key Person across all ages in the early years. This new edition has been fully updated in line with the EYFS and features a new chapter on the Key Person approach with 3-5 year olds. The book offers guidance on: making the Key Person approach work in your setting with realistic strategies; the benefits of this approach for children's well being, for their learning and to ensure equal chances for all children; potential challenges and problems and how to overcome them drawing on accounts from practitioners of their journey in implementing this approach. This book will be an essential text for practitioners and students who wish to fully understand the Key Person role and how it can benefit children, parents and their setting.

Key Persons in the Early YearsKey Persons in the Early Years



Building Relationships for Quality Provision in Early Years Settings and Primary Schools Peter Elfer, ... As we hope we have made clear, there is no suggestion that a Key Person could or even should be with their key children all the ...

Author: Peter Elfer

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136642562

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Page: 176

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Key Persons in the Early Years aims to explain what a Key Person is, the theory behind the approach and the practicalities of implementation. Practical in its approach and containing case studies as examples of reflective practice, this second edition details the role of the Key Person across all ages in the early years. This new edition has been fully updated in line with the EYFS and features a new chapter on the Key Person approach with 3-5 year olds. The book offers guidance on: making the Key Person approach work in your setting with realistic strategies; the benefits of this approach for children's well being, for their learning and to ensure equal chances for all children; potential challenges and problems and how to overcome them drawing on accounts from practitioners of their journey in implementing this approach. This book will be an essential text for practitioners and students who wish to fully understand the Key Person role and how it can benefit children, parents and their setting.

EBOOK Interacting or Interfering Improving Interactions in the Early YearsEBOOK Interacting or Interfering Improving Interactions in the Early Years



Figure 3.1 reminds us of the underlying principles behind Key Persons in an early years setting: The Key Persons Approach was established through the research of Elfer, Goldschmied and Selleck (2012; see also Selleck 2006) who were ...

Author: Julie Fisher

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335262571

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Page: 232

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High quality interactions are recognised as fundamental to the achievement of outstanding teaching and learning in the early years. If you are working with children from six months to six years this authoritative new book from leading author Julie Fisher encourages you to reflect deeply on the quality and impact of interactions in your setting. Drawing on research undertaken in baby rooms, nurseries and classrooms over four years the book challenges prevailing orthodoxies and offers specific practical guidance on how to improve the quality of interactions on a day-to-day basis. With its illuminating examples, the book shows how you can best tune into and respond effectively to young children’s conversations. It exemplifies how interactions are most effectively sustained and how developing high quality interactions can better scaffold and support children’s learning and development. 'Interacting or Interfering?' • Identifies the key components of effective interactions and how implementing these can improve the quality of children’s learning • Contains transcripts of interactions from baby rooms through to Year 2 classes which exemplify key messages • Provides prompts you can use to analyse and improve your own practice Written in the author’s exceptionally clear and accessible style, this book is indispensable reading for all students and practitioners working and studying in the early years.

Perspectives on Early Childhood EducationPerspectives on Early Childhood Education



profile of careers in early years and play work . ... There is evidence that it is good practice for a child to develop a close relationship with a ' key person ' , who provides continuity of care for the child and lessens the ...

Author: Katherine M. Hirst

Publisher: Trentham Books

ISBN: 1858563283

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Page: 187

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Focusing on early childhood experiences and the factors at work, this title examines the expanding field of early childhood education and care, highlighting the critical issues to be aware of and how this can affect the child in later life.

People Under ThreePeople Under Three



Some effects of introducing a key person system As yet , there is no systematic research to show how the key person ... They found , as we suggested above , that it was essential for the early years workers at every level to be fully ...

Author: Elinor Goldschmied

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0415305667

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Page: 291

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People Under Three is an established text for all those training to work with young children or managing day care facilities."--Jacket.

Professional Dialogues in the Early YearsProfessional Dialogues in the Early Years



European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 26(3): 347–361. Elfer, P (2012a) Emotion in Nursery Work: Work Discussion as a Model of Critical Professional Reflection. Early Years, 32(2): 129–141. Elfer, P (2012b) Key Persons in ...

Author: Elise Alexander

Publisher: Critical Publishing

ISBN: 9781912508266

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Page: 112

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This book provides early years teacher educators with critical guidance to explore the enduring philosophies and principles of early years’ pedagogy and to creatively interpret and communicate these to those they are training to be teachers and professionals. It is framed by a principle of continued professional dialogue as integral to, and essential for, effective practice. It: is designed to promote discussion around key themes rather than promote simple solutions to particular challenges foregrounds principles, values and ethics as a precursor to good practice encourages reflective engagement with real life exemplars and case studies juxtaposes traditional philosophies and values with alternative approaches to early learning and childhood presents findings from research into child development and learning and how these interface with pedagogic approaches.

The Early Years CurriculumThe Early Years Curriculum



This demonstrates the powerful influence that relationships and experiences have on children and why the EYFS further builds on the ratio requirement to advocate the key person approach for practitioners.

Author: Lynn Ang

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317806899

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Page: 152

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The Early Years Curriculum brings together a range of curriculum models from across the world, providing in-depth discussion on key issues and theories, and enabling readers to consider each approach to children's learning within an international context. It encourages readers to explore different ways of understanding the curriculum, and to develop a critical understanding of the key issues that shape the way a curriculum is designed.

Successful Placements in Early Years SettingsSuccessful Placements in Early Years Settings



CASESTUDY June has worked at ABC day nursery in the toddler room for over five years, and she has always been able ... Since the EYFS was introduced, the nursery has moved to a key person system, and she is nominally key person to four ...

Author: Jo Basford

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1844457427

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Page: 136

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Students on Early Years placements face many challenges, from understanding the Early Years Foundation Stage, to coping with the immediate needs of individual children. This accessible guide begins by examining the diverse range of Early Years settings and how to prepare for placements. It goes on to look at the four areas of the EYFS and covers working with individual children, building positive relationships with children, colleagues and parents, creating and working in an enabling environment and supporting children's learning needs. A complete guide to the placement experience, this book supports students on their journey from student to qualified practitioner.

Leading in Early ChildhoodLeading in Early Childhood



Its focus rests on the role of the key person, and how that role can be enacted through leadership in a way that ... Attention to the key person role has been re-emphasised in the UK through the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), ...

Author: Geraldine Davis

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781473987357

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Page: 176

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Leadership in the early years is about using your knowledge, skills, personality and experience to positively influence practice. Every practitioner has the capacity to lead, and in doing so, improve opportunities for children and their families. Examining the various roles of early years practitioners, and the everyday challenges and opportunities they face, this book promotes leadership of early childhood practice by considering the following; · Who the leaders are, and what skills they require · The variety of ways a practitioner can lead within a setting · Key roles including the team leader and the key person · How to develop a culture of leadership · The importance of working with families and other professionals · Improving leading through reflective practice. Whether you are a room leader in an early childhood setting needing support in your leadership skills, a manager of an early childhood business, a leader of a nursery, a leader of practice or studying to become an early years practitioner this book is ideal for helping you improve your leadership skills.

Understanding the Emotional Needs of Children in the Early YearsUnderstanding the Emotional Needs of Children in the Early Years



It is imperative that all persons, Early Years Practitioners, paediatric nurses, teachers, social workers, ... It was the beginning of a Key Person or Worker being allocated for each child attending an Early Years setting.

Author: Tricia Johnson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781315391496

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Page: 166

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This accessible book focuses on the emotional needs, experiences and development of young children, exploring the role of the practitioner in ensuring that each and every child feels loved, supported and safe; able to develop secure attachments and flourish in the first five years and beyond. Drawing upon neuro-scientific research and referencing key theories relating to attachment, and health and wellbeing, the book examines the responsibilities of the early years practitioner in supporting children to reach their full potential. The response of the adult to the emotional needs of individual children is analysed in detail, and the impacts of various experiences, cultures and contexts on a child’s emotional wellbeing are considered. With topics including safeguarding, communication, the physical environment, neurological development and Attachment Theory, readers will: learn how to respond appropriately to individual children extend their role as a Key Person and their position in a multi-professional team increase their understanding of the interaction between home and childcare settings reflect on the importance of in-depth observation, the environment and quality of care provided in their settings. Supported by rich case studies, provocations and examples of good practice to encourage reflection and improve future practice, Understanding the Emotional Needs of Children in the Early Years is an engaging and comprehensive guide for all early years practitioners, early years students and professionals including paediatric nurses, health visitors and social workers.