AJEC Vol. 31 No. 1 March 2006

In this issue:

  • The impact of regulatory environments on early childhood professional practice and job satisfaction: A review of conflicting discourses
  • From Whitlam to economic rationalism and beyond: A conceptual framework for political activism in children’s services
  • The implementation of Families First NSW: Process lessons from the first four years
  • Enhancing parent—child book reading in a disadvantaged community
  • The stories we share: Using narrative assessment to build communities of literacy participants in early childhood centres
  • The inclusion of children with a disability in child care: The influence of experience, training and attitudes of childcare staff
  • Leadership concepts and theories: Reflections for practice for early childhood directors
  • Mathematics teaching and learning in the early years in Aotearoa/New Zealand
  • The reasoning behind the scene: Why do early childhood educators use computers in their classrooms?
  • Troubling teaching
  • A comparative study of early childhood fear and caregivers’ responses to fear in Australia and Canada
  • Book review: ‘How to develop children’s early literacy: A guide for professional carers and educators’.

The complete issue of this issue of AJEC is available free online in PDF format