Explaining the OAP cycle, Birth to 5 Matters document
Chesworth, L. and Wood, E. (nd) Using the observe-plan-cycle to co-construct the curriculum with children
Professional reflective practice, Birth to 5 Matters document
Case study: Involving other professionals, Birth to 5 Matters document
Case study: Using OAP as quality improvement, Birth to 5 Matters document
Examples of OAP process:
- learning story 1 adapted from LPI Resource, National Strategies
- learning story 2, Early Learning Consultancy
Case studies on the Characteristics of Effective Learning (includes OAP), Birth to 5 Matters document
Pen Green Centre, Charnwood Nursery School and Rowland Hill Nursery School (2018) A Celebratory Approach to SEND Assessment in the Early Years,
Chilvers, D. (Ed) (2018) Observing Children’s Development Part 1, Early Education Journal no 84, Spring 2018.
Allingham, S. (Ed) (2018) Observing Children’s Development Part 2, Early Education Journal no 85, Summer 2018.
Aguirre Jones, D. and Elders, L. (nd) Reflecting on the reflective cycle, in ReFocus Journal 9, Sightlines Initiative..
Sully, A. (nd) The role and responsibility of documentation, in Refocus Journal 3, Sightlines Initiative.
Ofsted (2015) Teaching and Play in the Early Years – A balancing act?
DfES (2007) Creating the Picture, Primary National Strategy document
DCSF (2009) Progress Matters, National Strategies Early Years document
Education Scotland and Scottish government (2020) Realising the Ambition, national practice guidance for early years in Scotland
Ministry of Education, New Zealand (2017) Te Whāriki: He whāriki mātauranga mō ngā mokopuna o Aotearoa Early childhood curriculum