Contents for Every Child Vol. 19 No. 2


Reconciliation, recognition and respect—Jackie Brien

Guest Statement

A message from Frank Hytten


Introducing Megan Mitchell


Embracing our commitment to reconciliation—Gloria Lalor-Mundine and Mary Scales

Children’s rights education: Rhetoric or action in early childhood education—Professor Deborah Harcourt

Building stronger communities:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early learning spaces—Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care

Helping young children cope with natural disasters—June Slee

Bush kinder journey: Westgarth Bush Kinder pilot program—Sue Elliott and Barbara Chancellor

Reflecting on two very busy days: Our journey so far—Shelley Forbes

Lessons learnt—the Early Years Learning Framework, early childhood teachers’ professional learning and the leader’s role—Fay Hadley

Yarning and learning and yarning and learning and…—Tracey Simpson and Melissa Smith

An early years Indigenous cultural journey in Camberwell—Sue Mays and Seth Nolan

The refugee experience for young children and supporting recovery from trauma—Amanda Harris

The Early Years Learning Framework in remote Australia—Alison Elliott

A positive story of the National Quality Framework—Queensland Children’s Services Alliance

Professional Development

Re-defining ‘instruction’ for early childhood—Jenni Connor


Better Beginnings: Family literacy program—Damien Webb and Susan Hanson


Reconciliation: One Step—Native plantings and bush food—Judy Radich


Reflecting on Australian history with The Rabbits—Anne Stonehouse


Environmental mascot—Susan Anehagen and Jenny Kromar

Book reviews

The little red yellow black book

Budburra’s alphabet

Collecting colour

You and me: Our place

Savannah dreams

My country

Why I love Australia

What’s happening

News and events

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