A pedagogical meeting place or a problem space? Extending play-based pedagogy in Year One

Nicholson, Philip and Hendry, Helen (2020). A pedagogical meeting place or a problem space? Extending play-based pedagogy in Year One. Education 3-13 (Early Access).

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/03004279.2020.1840608

Abstract

School readiness performance measures, such as the Good Level of Development (GLD), are increasingly associated with children’s readiness to start formal learning, presenting challenges for supporting the transition to compulsory school. This research focuses on how an English primary school extended play-based pedagogy into Year One for children who did not achieve a GLD. Over a period of six-months, regular observations and interviews with senior leaders and teachers were carried out. The data cautions against an over-reliance on the GLD and identifies a number of challenges associated with extending play-based pedagogy into Year One when it is positioned as an intervention.

Viewing alternatives

Metrics

Public Attention

Altmetrics from Altmetric

Number of Citations

Citations from Dimensions

Item Actions

Export

About

Recommendations