Foreword by Liz Brooker Chapter 1: Relationships in early years
settings: Definitions and challenges in wider context
Chapter 2: Multiple perspectives: Images, evidence and professional practice
Chapter 3: What kind of relationship? Variations in dimensions and functions
Chapter 4: Forming relationships: Transitioning into the group setting
Chapter 5: Relationships with and between adults: Caring, learning and working together
Chapter 6: Relationships with peers: Togetherness, cooperation, friendship and belonging
Chapter 7: Realising the potential of relationship-based pedagogies References
Sheila Degotardi is Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at the Institute of Early Childhood, Macquarie University, Australia.
Emma Pearson is Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Education at the Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education in Brunei Darussalam. Together, they have undertaken a number of research projects that have explored the nature and significance of relationships in early childhood education and care programmes.