Lumsden, E. (2010) New directions in the early years: introducing the new early years professional in England. In: Proceedings of the Canada International Conference on Education. Canada: CICE. 9780956426321.
This paper reports on the ongoing doctorial studies into the introduction of a new professional identity in the early years in England. There is a specific focus on the 2007-2009 cohort –‘The Pilot Phase’