If you are a student or a practitioner in the early years sector, you need to develop a rounded understanding of key issues in this fast-moving field. This new and updated edition provides a critical examination of the essential issues on early years policy and practice. With contributions from highly regarded practitioners and researchers, this book accessibly balances theory and practical concerns.

The  sixth edition has been extensively revised to include:

  • A new chapter on  Child  Protection and Safeguarding
  • Coverage  of the new EYFS
  • Theory and research evidence
  • A Companion Website, highlighting further reading, cureent policies and frameworks.

This book is an essential resource for students on Early Childhood and Contemporary Issues courses, EYFS, EYPS, PGCEs, Early Years  foundation degrees, and practitioners working in early childhood services provision  

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6th edition


G. Pugh and B. Duffy