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The Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies

The Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies
A Guide for Professional Practice

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Early Childhood Education

November 2022 | 232 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

The only/official guide to the Early Childhood Graduate Competencies, developed by the ECDSN to develop your knowledge and skills for practice and boost employability.

Throughout your degree, you will follow the 9 graduate competencies to ensure that you are both academically and practically ready to work with young children and take the lead in any early childhood settings:

·       Advocating for young children’s rights and participation

·       Promoting holistic child development

·       Working directly with young children, families and colleagues to promote health, well-being, safety and nurturing care

·       Observing, listening and planning for young children to support their well-being, early learning, progression and transitions

·       Safeguarding and Child Protection 

·       Inclusive Practice

·       Partnership with parents and caregivers

·       Collaborating with others

Introduction to the Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies – Eunice Lumsden
Advocating for Young Children’s Rights and Participation - Jill Harrison and Diana Harris
Promoting Holistic Child Development - Tanya Richardson
Working to Promote Health, Wellbeing, Safety and Nurturing Care - Helen Simmons & Carol Fenton
Observing and Supporting Children’s Wellbeing, Learning, Progression and Transitions – Gayle Blackburn and Jan Grinstead
Safeguarding and Child Protection – Eunice Lumsden and Emma Twigg
Promoting Inclusive Practice – Bruce Majoribanks, Lindey Cookson and Helen Haygarth
Partnerships with Parents and Caregivers – Julie Sealy
Collaborating with others – Helen Perkins
Professional Development and Professional Identity – Sigrid Brogaard-Clausen and Michelle Cottle
Moving Forward – Carolyn Silberfeld

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