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Developing and Sustaining Children⿿s Centres : Learning from the stories of the Pen Green Centre for Children and Families,9780415697286

Developing and Sustaining Children⿿s Centres : Learning from the stories of the Pen Green Centre for Children and Families

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With the vast recent expansion of Children Centres, many practitioners and policy makers in the Early Years field are fascinated by the growth and success of the Pen Green centre which opened in 1983 and has gone on to be a Centre of Excellence for early years care and education locally, nationally and internationally. This book explores the philosophy and practice of the Pen Green centre, and explains the vital and rewarding journey that staff, parents, families and the community have made. The contributors to this wide-ranging and insightful book expore the evolution of Pen Green'"s celebrated 'Learning to be Strong'" programme, an assertiveness training programme for young children, that has been sustained over 25 years outline how the rich nursery curriculum has developed show how the work using schematic theory to understand children'"s cognitive and emotional concerns has been documented and has become central to Pen Green'"s pedagogical approach. 㬬 The book concludes with a chapter on the challenges for children'"s centres in the 21stcentury and explores how we can develop sustainable, responsive, accessible services which work, in that they transform children'"s life chances.

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