Health and well-being in early childhood

Rose, J, Gilbert, L and Richards, V (2016) Health and well-being in early childhood. Sage, London. ISBN 9781446287309

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The health and well-being of children is integral to learning and development but what does it actually mean in practice? This textbook draws on contemporary research on the brain and mind to provide an up-to-date overview of the central aspects of young children’s health and well-being – a key component of the revised EYFS curriculum.

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Critically engaging with a range of current debates, coverage includes

- early influences, such as relationships, attachment (attachment theory) and nutrition
- the role of the brain in health and well-being
- the enabling environment
- other issues affecting child development

To support students with further reading, reflective and critical thinking it employs:

- case studies
- pointers for practice
- mindful moments
- discussion questions
- references to extra readings
- web links

Keywords: Child Development, Child Health & Wellbeing, Early Childhood Education
Divisions: School of Education
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Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2016 13:42
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2021 09:41
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