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Childminder's Guide to Child Development

by Allison Lee

Childminder's Guide to Child Development Synopsis

This is the essential guide to child development for all childcare professionals working in a home-based setting. Written in Allison Lee's characteristically approachable style, she provides case studies and activities that make this wholly engaging for the reader. Allison Lee provides useful information for childminders and nannies on: Development through the ages; providing play and other learning experiences; physical development and well-being; personal, social and emotional development; communication and language development; cognitive development; factors which affect child development; working with disabled children and their families; promoting children's rights; working in partnership with parents. The contents are linked to the Diploma in Home-Based Childcare, particularly to Unit 2: Childcare and Child Development (0-16) in the Home-based Setting. This guide is a must have for all trainees in home-based childcare.

Childminder's Guide to Child Development Press Reviews

Mention --Book News, February 2009 Mention -Book News, February 2009 'This excellent book is written in a very accessible and easy-to-read style, and contains plenty of valuable case studies that will help childminders to reflect and evaluate on their current practice.' EYE - Early Years Educator, April 2009 essential guide Nursery Education, 1 February 2009 Mention Book News, February 2009 essential guide Nursery Education, 1 February 2009

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847060853
Publication date: 23rd October 2008
Author: Allison Lee
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 144 pages
Categories: Child & developmental psychology, Pre-school & kindergarten,

About Allison Lee

Allison Lee has been running a childminding business for over 12 years and holds the full Certificate in Childminding Practice, an NVQ 3 in Childcare and Education, and the Quality Assurance Award Level 3 from the National Childminding Association (NCMA). She has been credited as running an outstanding business by Ofsted.

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