Nurture corners in nurseries: exploring perspectives on nurture approaches in preschool provision in Glasgow

Document type
Briefing
Corporate author(s)
Glasgow Centre for Population Health
Publisher
Glasgow Centre for Population Health
Date of publication
1 September 2014
Series
Findings series; 45
Subject(s)
Children and Young People, Education and Skills
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This briefing paper summarises the findings of qualitative primary research which explored parent/carer and practitioner perspectives on ‘nurture’ approaches to preschool provision in Glasgow City during the spring of 2014. There is a strong sense of enthusiasm for the nurture approach and satisfaction in the outcomes that it achieves for children. Children can be supported to overcome language and communication difficulties, develop appropriate social skills and begin to regulate their own behaviour and emotions. It is less clear whether the associated aim of supporting family engagement in learning is achieved.

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