Early Years Teacher's Book : A Guidebook for Training
The Early Years Teacher's Book is a clear, comprehensive, systematic and practical guide to achieving Early Years Teacher Status and meeting the EYT Standards and requirements.
If you are an Early Years Teacher Trainee, this book is written for you. It addresses trainees' common concerns and gives loads of examples of the strategies that trainees found most helpful. Each chapter explores each aspect of each Standard and bullet point, with notes on theory, practical tips, case studies, activities and suggestions for further reading.
This book helps you to:
understand all aspects of each standard
link your practice to the standards;
understand the assessment requirements;
plan and track your evidence;
complete your written assignments and create your portfolio with confidence;
develop the skills needed to take on a leadership role.
As well as a clear, comprehensive and readable guide to your training, the book also includes guidance to support you to develop the personal skills needed to pass and qualify, such as time management and reflective writing. It also has lots of support for trainees who lack confidence in taking on a leadership role. The theory of leadership styles is covered in a really accessible way and it shows you how to use coaching questions in your practice.
This book is a valuable resource for all those involved in EYTS and will be useful for:
- EYTS trainees
- their mentors
- their placement tutors
- course lecturers
- EYTS assessors