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Physical and mental health for young children
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This free course was written by Jackie Musgrave.

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Early Childhood Health Promotion: A Toolkit for Early Childhood Education and Care Practitioners. A resource to support your practice in improving the health of children in pre-school settings by Jackie Musgrave Jane Payler. Early Childhood at The Open University © The Open University 2023


Figure 2: adapted from: Bryk, A. S., Gomez, L. M. and Gomez, A. (2010) Getting ideas into action: building networked improvement communities in education. Reorganising Educational Research and Development. Carnegie Perspectives. Stanford: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Available from  fulltext/  ED517575. (adapted from Bryk et al 2010)


Video 3: Practitioner’s perspective on using the Toolkit With Karen Neal and Jackie Musgrave. ©The Open University

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