Reflective Practice and Early Years Professionalism will help students and practitioners to meet the EYFS requirement for all child care providers to engage with improving practice on an ongoing basis. This is a jargon-free guide for those studying for Early Years Foundation Degrees, Early Childhood Studies Degrees, and S/NVQ Levels 3 and 4 in Childcare Learning and Development. Jennie Lindon explains what Reflective Practice is, and how it can be applied in Early Years settings, in a straightforward way that helps students understand the links between their learning and practice. The book is also packed with features to help readers explore and develop their own reflective practice: - 'What does it mean?' features explain concepts and technical terms in depth - Suggestions for practical activities and research projects - Scenarios and case studies to help situate theory in practical settings Anyone pursuing Early Years Professional Status will find this an invaluable resource, whilst experienced practitioners in the whole range of early years settings will find it supports continuing professional development.