Contents for Every Child Vol. 17 No. 4

Editorial

A new era for early childhood—Alison Elliott

Guest statement

Our vision—one the whole community shares—Rachel Hunter

Features

Thinking about place …—Carmel Richardson

Westgarth Bush Kindergarten—Louise Dorrat

The importance of social belonging for staff in early childhood services—Gavin Hazel, Elizabeth Kemp, Ellen Newman and Sara Twohill

Encouraging courage—Pam Linke

Intentional teaching, child-centred curriculum and the EYLF—Anthony Shearer and Stacey Lenihan

Working with children in the outback—Rebecca Beisler

Health

Sunny side up—Cassy Richmond

Innovation

Creating outdoor play and learning environments: A case study—Margaret Sims

Helping children who are experiencing mental health difficulties—KidsMatter Early Childhood

Snapshot

Children’s Hospital Child Care Centre implements KidsMatter Early Childhood to support its children and families—Susan Frusher and Rae Young

Let the children learn—Yvonne Yoke Yin Chan

Pine Rivers Family Day Care: Spaces and places for learning—Deb Conway and Helen Scott

Research

How can early childhood educators promote children’s agency?—Angie Mashford-Scott

What is really happening for parents and children in supported playgroups?—Dianne Jackson

Profile

Interview with Rachel Hunter

Ethics

Pedagogical Reference Group: The power of language—Melissa MacMaster

Parents

Callie and the computer—Elva Fitzgibbon

Book reviews

Play in the early years series

Bedtime for monsters

Hello Dudley

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