Early Years Provision and Practice

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Module 4FD028 - Introduction The aim of this module is to show an understanding of the key concepts and approaches in Early Years provision and practice. By reflecting on how these are applied in practice, evaluating the impact on children’s learning and development and the practitioner’s role. The notion of ‘quality’ and the impact of one key concept on the child’s development and providing quality provision and practice will be discussed. Namely Transition from an Early years setting into a school environment for the first time paying particular attention to the role of the adult and the impact on the child’s well-being. In the developing field of Early Years, it is becoming more and more important for practitioners to have an awareness of the many topics that impact on the provision available to young children. Existing and new initiatives being discussed and reflected upon by the evaluation of article reports and how these topics may impact upon my own practice by using reflection. Module 4FD028. Learning Outcome 1 Key concepts and approaches in Early Years provision and the requirement for quality provision and practice for children. Considering the work of key pioneers and current experts with links to child development theory. There are many theories about how children learn and develop. This area of study is called developmental psychology which covers subjects such as cognitive, language and emotional development. The research methods are based heavily on the on going assessments carried out by observing children over a period of time. Assessment is part of the process of understanding what children know, understand and can do so that future teaching steps can be appropriately planned. Cathy Nutbrown, 2006 Learning theories provide us with a basis for the interpretation of our observations and can help us to find a solution and to help

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