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The earliest years of a child’s life play a critical role in their development.

A strong, stable foundation from which children can grow and thrive is essential to ensure that they maximise their potential in the primary and secondary stages of education.

Critical Publishing offer a vast array of early years texts that we believe are the most informed, critical and accessible books in today’s market.

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Behaviour Management: Getting it Right in a Week

Workable strategies, tips and advice for busy teachers who want to address low level disruption and improve behaviour in their classroom. 

Mentoring: Getting it Right in a Week

By Jonathan Gravells Series edited by Susan Wallace

Compact guide to effective mentoring for busy teachers and school leaders. 

Success! Passing the Numeracy Skills Test for Teachers

A fully up-to-date guide to the Numeracy Skills Test for Teachers, providing support and guidance plus hundreds of sample questions and full practice papers to ensure success.

Creativity: Getting it Right in a Week

Practical guidance on creative teaching, teaching for creativity and creative learning for all busy teachers. 

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Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Children 4-11 Years

Helps trainees and teachers to identify and support primary-aged children with mental health needs, providing a range of evidence-based tools. 

Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Young Children 0-5 Years

Essential support for all trainees and practitioners working in early years contexts, helping them to understand  and mitigate against the risk factors of mental health needs in children from birth to 5. 

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Learning through Movement in the Early Years

A concise and up to date text for students and practitioners that looks specifically at children’s learning through movement and the implications of this understanding for practice in early years settings. 

Observing Children and Families

Beyond the Surface

This book explains the unique insights that child observation can bring to practice with children and families and helps the reader develop their own skills in this approach.

 

Well-being in the Early Years

An up to date multi-disciplinary and holistic approach to the well-being of young children that supports child development modules on a variety of university courses.

The Critical Years

Early Years Development from Conception to 5

A book that brings up to date theory and understanding of child development in the early years into the workplace.

 

Early Years Placements

A Critical Guide to Outstanding Work-based Learning

A key text for all those undertaking placements or work-based learning in early years settings.

Global Childhoods

Suitable for students on all early years courses that include a module on global childhoods, this text examines how culture and society shape childhoods through considering the lived experiences of children internationally. 

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Professional Dialogues in the Early Years

Rediscovering early years pedagogy and principles

This book provides early years teacher educators with critical guidance to explore the enduring philosophies and principles of early years’ pedagogy and to creatively interpret and communicate these to those they are training to be teachers and professionals.

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Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Young Children 0-5 Years

Essential support for all trainees and practitioners working in early years contexts, helping them to understand  and mitigate against the risk factors of mental health needs in children from birth to 5.