RITICALLY DISCUSS SOME OF THE KEY ISSUES INFORMING EARLY YEARS EDUCATION AND CARE POLICY UNDER THE NEW LABOUR GOVERNMENT.

I WILL LIKE WRITER TO USE THE FOLLOWING POLICIES IN WRITING THE ESSAY: TEN YEAR CHILDCARE STRATEBGY: CHOICE FOR PARENTS, THE BEST START FOR CHILDREN; NATIONAL LITERACY STRATEGY AND NUMERACY STRATEGY; EVERY CHILD MATTERS; THE EARLY YEARS FOUNDATION STAGE (EYFS); THE CHILDCARE ACT 2006.

THE FOLLOWING READINGS ARE RECOMMENDED AND PLEASE TRY AND USE AS MUCH LITERATURE AS POSSIBLE FROM THE LIST IF POSSIBLE AND OTHER LITERATURES YOU CAN FIND:

JOURNALS: BRITISH EDUCATIONAL RESEARVH JOURNAL CHILDHOOD; CHILDREN AN SOCIETY; CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN EARLY CHILDHOOD ; CRITICAL SOCIAL POLICY; EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT AND CARE; EARLY CHILDHOOD RESEARCH QUARTERLY; EUROPEAN EARLY CHILDHOOD RESEARCH JOURNAL; INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EARLY YEARS EDUCATION.

WEBSITES: DAYCARE TRUST UK; EVALUATION OF SURE START AC.UK; CHILDREN WORKFORCE COUNCIL UK; EVERY CHILD MATTERS. UK

BOOKS: PENN, H. 2007 CHILDCARE MARKET MANAGEMENT: HOW THE UNITED KINGDOM GOVERNMENT HAS RESHAPED ITS ROLE IN DEVELOPING EARLY CILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CARE, CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN EARLY CHILDHOOD, 8(3); PP.PP.192-207

ROBERTS HOLMES, G. (2009) INCLUSIVE POLICY AND PRACTICE IN MAYNARD, T. AND THOMAS, M. (EDS) AN INTRODUCTION TO EARLY CHILDHOOD STUDIES 2ND EDN. LONDON: SAGE, PP. LONDON: SAGE

ANNING, A, COTTRELL, D, FROST, N. GREEN, J. AND ROBINSON, N. (2006) dEVELOPING MULTIPROFESSSIONAL TEAMWORK FOR INTEGRATED CHILDRENS SERVICES MAIDENHEAD: OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS.

ANNING A, AND BALL, M. (2008) IMPROVING SERVICES FOR YOUNG CHLDREN FROM SURE START TO CHILDFRENS CENTRES. LONDON SAGE

BRANNEN, J. AND MOSS, P. (2003) RETHINKING CHILDRENS CARE BUCKINGHAM OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS

FITZGERALD, D. AND RIXON A. (2008)CHANGING CHILDRENS SERVICES. WORKING AND LEARNING TOGETHER. BRISTOL POKICY PRESS

FITZGERALD, D. AND KAY, J. 2008 WORKING TOGETHER IN CHILDRENS SERVICES. ABINGDON. ROUTLEDGE.

NUTBROWN, C. AND CLOUGH, P. (2006) INCLUSION IN THE EARY YEARS LONDON SAGE. AND MANY OTHER LITERATUES YOU CAN FIND ANY WHERE.