Contents

Editorial

Consolidating progress—for educators, families and children—Alison Elliott

Guest statement

Every Child means every child—Jackie French

Features

Exploring the role of the educational leader—Our journey—Anthony Semman, Viviana Botero Lopez, Fiona Lawson and Maria Bennett

Work-based children’s services—Prue Warrilow

How high is too high?—Julia McKean

Sing with me—Amanda Niland

Questions for the future: The intersection between the NDIS and early childhood—Lauren Matthews

Beginning the professional journey—Jackie Brien

Flexibility in early childhood services—Chris Steel

Ethics

Agency, children’s needs, ethics—Judy Radich

The ethics of early childhood research: A historical perspective—Fiona Mayne and Christine Howitt

Reconciliation

Reconciliation practices at John Paul College OSHC—Jan Marxsen

Stepping stones to professional qualifications—Fran Grant

Parents

Kids in the kitchen—An extract from Everyday Learning Series 

Snapshot

Attaining excellence under the National Quality Standard (NQS)—Amanda Walsh

News and views

Mud play—yes please—Judy Radich

Profile

Using national, recycled and upcycled materials—an exhibition—Anne Stonehouse

Health

Is it really ADHD?—Nicola Davies

Technology

Learning stories with technology—Nicola Yelland, Caja Gilbert and Nicolle Turner

Professional development

Improving the quality of the teaching workforce—Meghan Lodwick

App review

Nighty night—Lyn Bower

Book reviews

Professional partnerships in children’s services: Working together for children

Maths is all around you: Developing mathematical concepts in the early years

Rainforest lullaby

It wasn’t me!

What’s happening

News and events

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