Looking for Theory in Preschool Education

@article{Stephen2012LookingFT,
  title={Looking for Theory in Preschool Education},
  author={Christine Stephen},
  journal={Studies in Philosophy and Education},
  year={2012},
  volume={31},
  pages={227-238}
}
  • Christine Stephen
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • This paper sets out to examine the place of theory in preschool education, considering the theories to which practitioners and providers have access and which provide a rationale for everyday practices and shape the experiences of young children. The paper reflects the circumstances of preschool provision, practices and thinking in the UK in general and in Scotland in particular. The central argument is that while there may be little obvious recourse to theorising and limited exposure to… CONTINUE READING

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