- xiv, 166 pages ; 25 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Jóhanna Einarsdóttir,Johansson, Eva,
- "Based on extensive research in early childhood education and care, Values in Early Childhood Education contributes to the much-needed dialogue between research, theoretical positions and methodologies in values education. Values are recognised as diverse, spanning from care values and discipline, to inclusion, democracy and fairness. Complex and implicit in nature, such values are nonetheless a vital and integral component of preschool education. How can such values be consciously integrated into early years' routines and practices? On what basis can educators justifiably choose to prioritise one value over another? Chapters approach these, and other questions from a variety of angles. Authors present in-depth case studies and integrate children's perspectives to explore the role of the educator and the impacts that various approaches to values education have on children in the classroom and beyond. Values in Early Childhood Education offers educators and professionals in the early years sector a comprehensive insight into current understandings of values education in Europe" --Includes bibliographical references and index.Values education in preschool / Eva Johansson, University of Stavanger, Norway -- Armchair pedagogy: embodying caring values in a preschool context / Anna-Maija Puroila, Eila Estola, Jaana Juutinen & Elina Viljamaa, University of Oulu, Finland -- Values education in practice in preschools in Denmark / Anders Skriver Jensen, University College Copenhagen & Stig Broström, DPU, Aarhus University, Denmark -- Teaching about fairness in a preschool context / Lise-Lotte Bjervås, Linnæus University, Sweden -- Narratives: tools for reflection on values -- Eva Johansson & Monika Röthle, University of Stavanger, Norway -- Preschool educators in the eyes of children: roles and values / Johánna Einarsdottir & Hrönn Pálmadóttir, University of Iceland -- Getting dressed in preschool: values education in daily routines / Monika Röthle & Kristin Fugelsnes, University of Stavanger, Norway -- Value conflicts as important learning opportunities / Hrönn Pálmadóttir, University of Iceland, Iceland -- Play in an ethnically diverse preschool: conditions for belonging / Berit Zachrisen, University of Stavanger, Norway -- Values of wellbeing and togetherness in the early childhood education of younger children / Maritta Hännikäinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.