Introduction to the Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies

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This chapter introduces you to the Early childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies and the historical and contemporary context of Early Childhood Studies. By the end of the Chapter you should:
• Understand the importance of engaging with policy
• The policy context from which the study of early childhood emerged
• The different terms used in early childhood
• Factors leading to the development of the Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies
• The cycle and importance of applying knowledge to practice
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEarly Childhood Graduate Competencies
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9781529760101, 9781529760118
Publication statusPublished - 15 Nov 2022


  • Early Childhood
  • Competencies
  • Early Years
  • Higher Education
  • policy
  • Anti Oppressive Practice
  • anti discriminatory practice


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