This new edition contains lots of easy-to-introduce tips and techniques that will propel satisfactory and good childminders into the outstanding category - not just when being observed, but all the time. And the best news? This book tells you how to do it without spending lots more time planning and preparing.
How to be an Outstanding Childminder is completely up to date and covers all the important elements of becoming outstanding and staying outstanding. It includes useful information on tracking the developmental progress of children and keeping up to date with training and legislation. Chapters include:
- Outstanding ... Relationships
- Outstanding ... Observations
- Outstanding ... Early Identification and Intervention
- Outstanding ... Self-Evaluation and Continual Professional Development
There is a section on further reading and resources, as well as a companion website with lots of useful forms, such as example planning tools, observation checklists and transition forms, and links to useful websites.
A must for all childminders who want to become outstanding, not just for the inspectors but for every child they mind.