BTEC National Children’s Play, Learning and Development is a brand new textbook for the revised 2012 specification. Packed with learning and teaching features including: Case Studies, Real Life stories, Key Terms, Discussion and Investigation activities as well as useful summaries and revision tests. Lively, clear and colourful design and layout.
This book focuses on and provides the knowledge and understanding needed to gain the BTEC National qualification, but it never loses sight of the real world of child care by rooting the text in the real world the subject becomes more engaging, fun and interesting to study.
Following the BTEC National specification closely means that all the topics and issues referred to are fully covered. The features, Chapter introduction, Key terms, Activities, Case studies, Topic check and Chapter checklist regularly appear throughout the book, making each topic covered more accessible. Realistic case studies, topic-focused pages and interactive activities, encompass all the knowledge and understanding needed for the achievement of a BTEC National.
Unit 1: Child Development
Unit 2: Play in Early Years Settings
Unit 3: Meeting Children’s Physical Development, Physical Care and Health Needs
Unit 4: Health and Safety Practice in Early Years Settings
Unit 5: Collaboration with Parents, Colleagues and Other Professionals in Early Years
Unit 6: Supporting Children’s Communication and Language
Unit 7: Supporting Children’s Personal, Social and Emotional Development
Unit 8: Child Protection
Unit 9: Observation, Assessment and Planning for Play and Development
Unit 10: Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in the Early Years
Unit 11: Reflecting on Own Early Years Practice
Unit 12: Research Skills
Unit 13: Health, Education and Social Services for Children and Their Families
Unit 14: Food and Mealtimes in the Early Years