Too Much, Too Soon

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    Abstract

    The English Government wish to introduce formal Baseline testing for children prior to their fifth birthday. The article below argues that there is no credible evidence to support such a policy, and that in fact, it may negatively impact on children and families. It proposes that it is time for the DFE to trust the professionalism of Early Years teachers and practitioners, in particular, their informal observation-based assessments of children.
    Original languageEnglish
    TypeBlog
    Media of outputwww
    Number of pages1
    Publication statusPublished - 27 Feb 2015

    Keywords

    • early years education
    • social policy

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