Author(s): Karen Kearns
From award-winning author Karen Kearns, The Big Picture, 5e is written to support training delivery in CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. It provides students with a practical introduction to working in a children’s service environment, while helping to bridge the gap between theory and best practice.
It is designed to address the relevant units of competency in a holistic and integrated way while covering the skills and knowledge students need to be deemed competent in this qualification.
The text also examines the personal and professional skills needed to be an effective early childhood educator. Students are introduced to the Early Childhood Australia Code of Ethics and the challenges faced by educators when working with families and children.
In addition, Kearns emphasises the importance of knowing the traditional domains of early education and development, and links them to the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and the National Quality Standards (NQS).
The Big Picture, 5e is a highly visual and engaging text for students, or anyone wanting to undertake study in Early Childhood Education and Care.
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