Introduction 1. The context 2. The organisation of preschools and infant-toddler centres 3. The environment 4. Relationships 5. Time 6. Children and teachers as researchers 7. Creativity 8. Documentation 9. The future Appendix
Pat Brunton is director of alc associates ltd. and provides consultancy and training for local authorities, children's centres, nurseries and schools across the UK. Linda Thornton has over thirty years experience in education and childcare. As a director of alc associates ltd. she currently provides consultancy and training for local authorities, children's centres, nurseries and schools across the UK.
`Linda Thornton and Pat Brunton have been immersed in the field for many years and write authoritatively, with understanding and clarity. The book is thoroughly up to date and offers a useful reference source. This book is very welcome, it is accessible, readable and sound.' (Review of the first edition in ReFocus, Journal of the UK Reggio Network, Summer 2005)