The Effects of Poverty on Early Years Attainment

Caroline Tobbell, Jonathan Doherty

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    This chapter explores what poverty is and how it may impact on young children's development. It explores the achievement gap between children from poor and disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers. it suggests that well trained practitioners can make a difference for children from disadvantaged backgrounds if they provide high quality learning environments and engage with parents and carers.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Early Years Handbook for Students and Practitioners
    Subtitle of host publicationAn Essential Guide for The Foundation Degree and Levels 4 and 5
    EditorsLyn Trodd
    Place of PublicationAbingdon
    Number of pages12
    ISBN (Print)978-1-138-77640-1
    Publication statusPublished - 10 Feb 2016


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