Spaces to Play
Subtitle: More listening to young children using the Mosaic approach
Alison Clark and Peter Moss
About the Author
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Following on from the bestselling Listening to Young Children: The Mosaic approach (published by NCB for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2001), this book reports on a pilot study that used the Mosaic approach to explore with young children their understandings and uses of outdoor provision, in order to inform future plans. Spaces to Play: explores how to listen to young children's views and experiences of their outdoor environment, in order to inform change describes the adaptation of the Mosaic approach to work with young children in outdoor spaces demonstrates young children's competencies in expressing their perspectives discusses challenges and future directions for practitioners and researchers in listening to young children.
Alison Clark is Senior Lecturer at the Centre for Childhood, Development and Learning at The Open University, UK. Alison pioneered the mosaic approach and has contributed many published articles and book chapters on listening to children. Peter Moss is a Professor at the Faculty of Children and Learning, Thomas Coram Research Unit. He has wide-ranging research interests including services for children, the children's workforce, democratic practice in children's services, gender issues in work with children, social pedagogy and radical education. Peter is widely published.
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