Enabling children’s rights in Wales with Early Years Professionals: Policy and Practice.

Welton, Nichola and Tinney, Glenda and Saer, Sioned (2019) Enabling children’s rights in Wales with Early Years Professionals: Policy and Practice. In: The Routledge International Handbook of Young Children’s Rights. Routledge International Handbooks of Education . Taylor and Francis, Abingdon-on-Thames UK. ISBN 9780367142018 (In Press)

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Abstract

The chapter will critically discuss and outline the Welsh Government’s funded training on the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) with early years practitioners. Welsh Government policy framework is central to understanding the provision of rights and provision rights within an early year’s context in Wales. Children’s rights provision it is suggested could be enhanced through personal development opportunities that include reflection and application in practice and has the potential to contribute to debates on the social construction of children’s rights. Co-construction of knowledge was one positive outcome of the training / provision of rights and the process of raising awareness of the importance of provision rights in an early year’s context. A second outcome was a further understanding of how rights are socially and politically situated; illustrating the importance of enabling praxis within children’s rights professional development.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculties > Yr Athrofa – the Institute of Education > Social Justice and Inclusion
Depositing User: Nicola Welton
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2019 10:23
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2019 10:09
URI: http://repository.uwtsd.ac.uk/id/eprint/1094

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