Contents for Every Child Vol. 16 No. 1


Action for quality—Alison Elliott

Guest statement

Closing the gap between policy and practice—Steve Larkins


How do early childhood settings encourage families to belong?—Fay Hadley

‘I’m not a man, I’m a teacher’—Yarrow Andrew

Connecting behaviour with belonging—Pam Linke

Developing inclusive relationships among early childhood staff—Meredith Chan, Angela Chng, Doranna Wong and Manjula Waniganayake

Supporting a child with autism in a preschool—Elva Fitzgibbon

News & views

The National Quality Standard—translating this win for children into practice—Pam Cahir

Professional development

Re-envisaging early childhood teaching—Margaret Sims

Why national professional standards?—Pam Cahir


Physical activity or sun protection?—Judy Radich

Starting school with food allergies—Maria Said, Geraldine Batty and Prathyusha Sanagavarapu


A value judgement or an ethical dilemma?—Angela Morcos


Interview with Ian Black


Things to celebrate

Parent’s page

A mother’s perspective—Stacey Hodgson


The dreams and challenges of starting a new service—Narelle Dewhurst


A new program for pre-service teachers—Bronwyn Reynolds and Helen Yost

Book reviews

Optimistic carers and children: Pathways to confidence and wellbeing

Nurturing the spiritual child: Compassion, connections and a sense of self

The Early Years Learning Framework: Getting started

In the bin

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