Observing to Understand – Using the Tavistock Method of Observation to Support Reflective Practice
19 July 2017
The Tavistock method of infant observation has developed and grown since its original use as a tool to train psychotherapists at the Tavistock clinic. It is now widely used across many professions and increasingly seen as an effective method for researching young children’s development. Before undertaking the Tavistock method of observation, I was confident that as an Early Years Teacher, I had been observing children closely for many years and in truth I did not expect to be...