Praise for the 2nd Edition

‘This is an interesting, comprehensive and up-to-date book, which will be useful not just for students, but for experienced practitioners who want to gain a broader, more strategic understanding of the development of early childhood services.’
Early Years Update

‘This is a stimulating, well-structured book with excellent references to further relevant research. I am confident students will find this a meaningful key text in their study of early childhood, early years leadership and every aspect of early years education and practice.’
Denise Corfield, Edge Hill University

‘Excellent book that gives a wide range of contemporary issues relating to ECE. Useful reflection points for discussion in class.’
Ms Jackie Musgrave, Early Years Department, Solihull College

‘A variety of chapters that fits directly with the course modules. The chapters are easy to read and clearly guided with subheadings. The case studies and reflective questions help students develop a deeper understanding of the topic material.’
Miss Alyson Lewis, Dept of Care & Continuing Education, Ystrad Mynach College

‘A clear and well structured publication that covers a wide range of topics in good detail and with associated case study information.’
Mr Mark Tymms, Division of Youth & Community, De Montfort University