Supporting Quality: Guidelines for Professional Practice in Early Childhood Services. Book 1: Policy and Governance
French, G. (2008). Supporting Quality: Guidelines for Professional Practice in Early Childhood Services. Book 1: Policy and Governance. https://knowledge.barnardos.ie/handle/20.500.13085/937
The importance of the first years in a child’s life in terms of development and learning cannot be over estimated. Barnardos wants every child to have access to a guaranteed, quality, regulated childcare place, staffed by well-trained practitioners capable of providing for the development and well-being of each child in their care. This publication is a significant contribution in supporting practitioners to develop and provide quality early childhood services. Book 1 pulls together the social and economic context, significant policy developments and legislation as well as leadership and management content.