1.2 There are common features between them all rather than the direct influences that educational approaches such as Reggio Emilia had/have, notably
- Parent partnership
- Learning through active participation and play
- A need for balancing adult and child led/initiated activities - That the framework supports practitioners to deliver education holistically although areas of learning are individually named, divided or categorised. - A recognised importance of assessing children's individual needs
One significant difference between all four here is that England's Early Years Foundation Stage is the only framework to include children aged less than 3 within itsstatutory positon. All other nations provide guidance, good practice and recommendations - Scotland's Prebirth to three. ;
1.1 Personal, Social and Emotional development aims to bring children to and awareness of themselves and others around them and helps them to develop independence. Communication, language and literacy helps to improve children’s reading, writing and listening skills. Creative development encourages children to use play, drama, music and movement to express...