SAGE Journal Articles

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A consideration of some of the challenges in evaluating programmes such as Sure Start:
Lloyd, N., & Harrington, L. (2012). The challenges to effective outcome evaluation of a national, multi-agency initiative: The experience of Sure Start. Evaluation, 18(1), 93-109.

A study investigating the impact of the Early Years Foundation Stage Profile (EYFSP) on teachers working with 4- and 5-year-old children in England:
Bradbury, A. (2012). “I feel absolutely incompetent”: Professionalism, policy and early childhood teachers. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 13(3), 175-186.

A study of the experiences of Early Years Professionals of leadership in early-years settings:
Hallet, E. (2013). “We all share a common vision and passion”: Early years professionals reflect upon their leadership of practice role. Journal of Early Childhood Research, 11(3), 312-325.