The Foundation Phase in Wales – time to grow up?

Waters, Jane (2016) The Foundation Phase in Wales – time to grow up? Wales Journal of Education, 18 (1). pp. 179-198. ISSN 2059-3708

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This article provides an overview of the life of the Foundation Phase in Wales to date. It considers where we have been, where we are now and where we might go, in relation to early years education provision since devolution. With reinforced governmental backing for the future of the Foundation Phase, the article considers what lessons can be taken forward to scaffold the effective longevity of an initiative that, in general terms, enjoys warm support locally and the envious attention of external observers. The article spends some time establishing ‘where we have been’, in order to fully set the context of ‘where we are’ and ‘where we might go’.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: early years education Education Wales
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Divisions: Institutes and Academies > Institute of Education and Humanities > Academic Discipline: Teacher Education
Depositing User: Jane Waters
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2017 11:54
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2019 11:03

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