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Trodd, Lyn; Dickerson, Claire – Professional Development in Education, 2019
Emphasis on professionalisation of the childcare workforce internationally is associated with evidence that links education and experience of early years practitioners; quality of early education and care; and outcomes for children and families. In England, this has led to a proliferation of vocational undergraduate programmes. This article draws…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Teachers, Child Caregivers, Professional Identity, Professional Development
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Hordern, Jim – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2019
This paper draws on Bernstein's sociology of knowledge to examine the academic study of early childhood in England, involving scrutiny of how knowledge is recontextualised from contributory disciplines to take account of early childhood practice and professionalism, and of governmental influence on what counts as disciplinary and curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Educational Development
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Bradbury, Alice – Education 3-13, 2019
This paper explores how early years teachers respond to policy, using the case of Baseline Assessment, a new statutory assessment introduced to Reception classes (age 4-5) in England in 2015. Using interview and survey data collected during the period when the policy was introduced, the paper examines how teachers engaged in different forms of…
Descriptors: Resistance (Psychology), Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Teachers
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Traunter, Jo – Education 3-13, 2019
This paper seeks to identify the impact of the undergraduate Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT) qualification on the emerging professional identity of a group of undergraduate students. The research explored the practical and academic self-concepts of the trainee practitioners together with wider societal perspectives gained through an…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Teacher Education Programs, Undergraduate Students, Preservice Teachers