Measuring the Impact of Pre-School on Children’s Cognitive Progress over the Pre-School Period

Technical Paper 8a

  • Pam Sammons
  • Kathy Sylva
  • Edward Melhuish
  • Iram Siraj-Blatchford
  • Brenda Taggart
  • Karen Elliot
EPPE Technical Papers 8a and 8b report on the main findings of the first phase of the longitudinal research which tracked a large sample of young children over the pre-school period from age 3 years plus to the start of primary school.
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Technical Paper 8a

  • Pam Sammons
  • Kathy Sylva
  • Edward Melhuish
  • Iram Siraj-Blatchford
  • Brenda Taggart
  • Karen Elliot
EPPE Technical Papers 8a and 8b report on the main findings of the first phase of the longitudinal research which tracked a large sample of young children over the pre-school period from age 3 years plus to the start of primary school.

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Bridging Bands for Guided Reading

Resourcing for diversity into Key Stage 2

  • Shirley Bickler
  • Suzanne Baker
  • Angela Hobsbaum
The ‘dip in literacy achievement’ experienced by some children at age 7-8 may in part be due to a steep rise in text reading challenge that children encounter at this age. This guide will help teachers set up comprehensive Guided Reading resources that support children’s development as they move into Key Stage 2.
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Resourcing for diversity into Key Stage 2

  • Shirley Bickler
  • Suzanne Baker
  • Angela Hobsbaum
The ‘dip in literacy achievement’ experienced by some children at age 7-8 may in part be due to a steep rise in text reading challenge that children encounter at this age. This guide will help teachers set up comprehensive Guided Reading resources that support children’s development as they move into Key Stage 2.

Price: £25.00

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Improving Primary Schools, Improving Communities

  • Tony Cotton
  • Jasbir Mann
  • Anna Hassen
  • Stella Nickolay
The authors show how a multi-ethnic primary school can meet the rigorous targets set by the government when policy and practice are underpinned by observing the norms of social justice. The book offers a realistic model of inclusive practice.
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  • Tony Cotton
  • Jasbir Mann
  • Anna Hassen
  • Stella Nickolay
The authors show how a multi-ethnic primary school can meet the rigorous targets set by the government when policy and practice are underpinned by observing the norms of social justice. The book offers a realistic model of inclusive practice.

Price: £19.99

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Inclusive Play

Supporting provision for disabled children

  • Pat Petrie
  • Pamela Storey
  • Mano Candappa
Inclusive Play starts from an understanding that disabled children should have access to mainstream out-of-school play and childcare services. It is a practical guide for providers and practitioners, and is based on research conducted in 32 out-of-school services in 14 local authorities.
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Supporting provision for disabled children

  • Pat Petrie
  • Pamela Storey
  • Mano Candappa
Inclusive Play starts from an understanding that disabled children should have access to mainstream out-of-school play and childcare services. It is a practical guide for providers and practitioners, and is based on research conducted in 32 out-of-school services in 14 local authorities.

Price: £7.95

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Characteristics of the Centres in the EPPE Sample: Observational profiles

Technical Paper 6

  • Kathy Sylva
  • Iram Siraj-Blatchford
  • Edward Melhuish
  • Pam Sammons
  • Brenda Taggart
  • Emma Evans
  • Anne Dobson
  • Marjorie Jeavons
  • Katie Lewis
  • Maria Morahan
  • Sharon Sadler
The Effective Provision of Pre-school Education (EPPE) project investigated the effects of pre-school education and care on children’s development for children aged 3-7 years old. This paper describes the characteristics of the 141 centres used by 3-4 year olds in the EPPE sample.
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Technical Paper 6

  • Kathy Sylva
  • Iram Siraj-Blatchford
  • Edward Melhuish
  • Pam Sammons
  • Brenda Taggart
  • Emma Evans
  • Anne Dobson
  • Marjorie Jeavons
  • Katie Lewis
  • Maria Morahan
  • Sharon Sadler
The Effective Provision of Pre-school Education (EPPE) project investigated the effects of pre-school education and care on children’s development for children aged 3-7 years old. This paper describes the characteristics of the 141 centres used by 3-4 year olds in the EPPE sample.

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Characteristics of the EPPE Project Sample at Entry to the Study

Technical Paper 2

  • Pam Sammons
  • Kathy Sylva
  • Edward Melhuish
  • Iram Siraj-Blatchford
  • Brenda Taggart
  • Rebecca Smees
  • Anne Dobson
  • Marjorie Jeavons
  • Katie Lewis
  • Maria Morahan
  • Sharon Sadler
The Effective Provision of Pre-school Education (EPPE) project investigated the effects of pre-school education and care on children’s development for children aged 3-7 years old. This paper analyses baseline information about a large sample of young children entering different pre-school centres.
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Technical Paper 2

  • Pam Sammons
  • Kathy Sylva
  • Edward Melhuish
  • Iram Siraj-Blatchford
  • Brenda Taggart
  • Rebecca Smees
  • Anne Dobson
  • Marjorie Jeavons
  • Katie Lewis
  • Maria Morahan
  • Sharon Sadler
The Effective Provision of Pre-school Education (EPPE) project investigated the effects of pre-school education and care on children’s development for children aged 3-7 years old. This paper analyses baseline information about a large sample of young children entering different pre-school centres.

Price: £8.50

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Contextualising EPPE: Interviews with Local Authority co-ordinators and centre managers

Technical Paper 3

  • Iram Siraj-Blatchford
  • Kathy Sylva
  • Edward Melhuish
  • Pam Sammons
  • Brenda Taggart
  • Rose Jennings
This report looks at the impact of recent government initiatives on early childhood care and education for 3- to 5-year olds in the full range of pre-school centres. The report is based on interviews conducted with 135 heads of pre-school settings and 12 local authority co-ordinators in six local authorities between April 1998 and March 1999.
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Technical Paper 3

  • Iram Siraj-Blatchford
  • Kathy Sylva
  • Edward Melhuish
  • Pam Sammons
  • Brenda Taggart
  • Rose Jennings
This report looks at the impact of recent government initiatives on early childhood care and education for 3- to 5-year olds in the full range of pre-school centres. The report is based on interviews conducted with 135 heads of pre-school settings and 12 local authority co-ordinators in six local authorities between April 1998 and March 1999.

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Unlearning Discrimination in the Early Years

  • Babette Brown
This work challenges some of the preconceptions about early childhood development – for example that children cannot understand issues to do with fairness, or with colour or disability or homophobia – by explaining relevant theory and research and by giving examples of good practice.
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  • Babette Brown
This work challenges some of the preconceptions about early childhood development – for example that children cannot understand issues to do with fairness, or with colour or disability or homophobia – by explaining relevant theory and research and by giving examples of good practice.

Price: £17.99

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Early Childhood Education and Care

  • Patti Owens
This is a four unit programme of study produced for the University of Hertfordshire distance learning certificate in Early Childhood Education course. Suitable for self-study, it takes the reader through the theory and practice of work with young children.
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  • Patti Owens
This is a four unit programme of study produced for the University of Hertfordshire distance learning certificate in Early Childhood Education course. Suitable for self-study, it takes the reader through the theory and practice of work with young children.

Price: £15.95

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Early Childhood Education: No. 7

A New Era?

  • Angela Anning
In the past decade both government and opposition have recognised the crucial national importance of early childhood education. But, the result has been a confusion of promises and plans and a lack of coherent policy. This is a review of the complex history and an outline of a coherent strategy.
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A New Era?

  • Angela Anning
In the past decade both government and opposition have recognised the crucial national importance of early childhood education. But, the result has been a confusion of promises and plans and a lack of coherent policy. This is a review of the complex history and an outline of a coherent strategy.

Price: £4.95

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