Catharine Gilson is senior lecturer in early childhood education at Oxford Brookes University. She has experience of teaching across a range of courses including the early years strand of the PGCE and the early childhood studies degree. She has previously worked as a teacher and as a local authority early years advisory teacher. Her doctorate focussed on the learning and teaching relationship between adults and 3-5 year-old children and other research interests include children’s rights and children’s voice, and observational methods.
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.