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Books and E-Books
Where can I find the books? Early Years and Childcare books are at different classmarks depending on the subject. Child Welfare is at 362.7, Early Years Education is at 372.21. Child Psychology is at 155.4 and 649.1 is parenting.
How long can I borrow the books for? Most books can be borrowed for 2 weeks.
Do we have any e-books? We have a selection of e-books for Childcare. E-books can be accessed 24/7 from phones, tablets and laptops. Find the book you need by using the Library Catalogue or your reading lists. Just enter your usual College (Moodle/Teams) login when asked for a password.
Textbooks - click on your level
CACHE level 2 introduction to early years education and care by Develop your understanding and skills with this textbook endorsed by CACHE for the new qualification. Written by Carolyn Meggitt, who is an expert in making key concepts easy for learners to understand, this comprehensive introduction will help you earn your qualification and progress to level 3.
Children and young people's workforce candidate handbook by Level 2 Certificate.
This text covers all mandatory units and a good selection of optional units to provide the information learners need to succeed. Engaging case studies, activities and photos give a real flavour of working in childcare and help learners relate theory to good practice.
Childcare & education : early years educator by Written by experts Carolyn Meggitt and Tina Bruce, this is the only resource for the Level 3 Diploma in Childcare & Education (EYE) endorsed by CACHE. The approachable writing style makes learning key concepts both easy and enjoyable for all learners, and all aspects of the qualification are covered and linked to specific learning outcomes.
Children and Young People's Workforce by This student book is mapped to the QCF qualifications, covering all of the mandatory units and a selection of the most popular optional units. The eye-catching text design presents information in a stimulating way to engage students and motivate them to achieve.
Children and Young People's Workforce - Extended Diploma by Written by a highly experienced and respected author team, this book focuses on the knowledge you will need in order to obtain the qualification, and will support you through your assessment and the start of your career.
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