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Parental Partnerships

Reed, Michael and Walker, Rosie (2011) Parental Partnerships. In: Play and Practice in the Early Years Foundation Stage. SAGE, London, pp. 63-73. ISBN 9781848609976

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Chapter objectives This chapter examines why parent partnerships are an important aspect of early years provision. It explores research into parental involvement exploring the benefits and challenges of working with parents to promote children’s play and learning. It explores how practitioner’s values can support collaboration and partnership arguing that play, children’s learning and positive parenting go hand in hand. It explores how settings work towards partnership and considers the challenges of moving beyond collaboration through supporting integrated services to develop a shared understanding of play

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Uncontrolled Keywords: positive relationships, parental partnerships, children, early years, early childhood education
Subjects: L Education > LT Textbooks
L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Education
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Depositing User: Rosie Walker
Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2011 08:45
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2012 13:10

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