Early Years Learning and Development Literature Review

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Early Years Learning and Development Literature Review Maria Evangelou, Kathy Sylva and Maria Kyriacou Department of Education, University of Oxford Mary Wild and Georgina Glenny Westminster Institute of Education, Oxford Brookes University The views expressed in this report are the authors’ and do not necessarily reflect those of the Department for Children, Schools and Families. © University of Oxford 2009 ISBN 978 1 84775 565 0 November 2009 Address for correspondence: Dr. Maria Evangelou Department of Education University of Oxford 15 Norham Gardens Oxford OX2 6PY Tel: +44 (0) 1865 274012 Fax: +44 (0) 1865 274144 Email: maria.evangelou@education.ox.ac.uk Acknowledgements Dr Alison Price is the author of the section on Problem Solving, Numeracy and Reasoning; we are exceptionally grateful for her time and expertise. We are grateful to the following colleagues for the suggestions for studies that we would consider including in this review: Dr Alison Street Dr Anna Barnett Bruce Marjoribanks Eunice Lumsden Dame Gillian Pugh Professor Iram Siraj-Blatchford Professor Judy Dunn Professor Lilian Katz Martin Needham Professor Paul Harris Professor Peter Bryant Dr Alison Price Peers Early Education Partnership, Oxford (PEEP) Oxford Brookes University, Department of psychology University of Sunderland, Faculty of Education and Society University of Northampton, School of Education University of London, Institute of Education, Thomas Coram Research Unit University of London, Institute of Education University of London, Institute of Psychiatry University of Illinois, School of Education University of Wolverhampton, School of Education Harvard University, Harvard Graduate School of Education University of Oxford, Department of Education Oxford Brookes University,Westminster Institute of Education THE RESEARCH TEAM Principal Investigators Dr Maria Evangelou
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