17. Professionalism


Texts which will help to develop the ideas raised in chapter 17 of Reflective Teaching in Early Education include:

Archer, M. (1979) The Social Origins of Educational Systems, London: Sage.

Alexander, R. (2000) Culture and Pedagogy: International Comparisons in Primary Education, Oxford: Blackwell.

Meighan, R. and Siraj-Blatchford, I. (1997) A Sociology of Educating, London: Cassell.

Burgess, R. G. (1986) Sociology, Education and Schools, London: Batsford.

Reid, I. (1986) The Sociology of School and Education, London: Fontana.

Moss, P (2006) ‘Structures Understandings and Discourses: Possibilities for re-envisioning the early childhood worker’, In: Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 7 (1) pp. 30 – 4.

Peeters, J. and Vandenbroeck, M. (2011) Childcare Practitioners and the Process of Professionalization, In: Miller, L. and Cable C. (Eds.) Professionalization, Leadership and Management in the Early Years, London: Sage.

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