Editorial

Transition and collaboration—Jackie Brien

 

Guest statement

A message from His Excellency General— His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd)

 

Features

Buddies are fun and they look after you—Sue Dockett

Getting everyone ready—Sue Farmer and Carole Piper

A place where children and teachers are viewed as being capable—Marnie Saunders

Supporting vulnerable children—Megan Adams

High-quality early childhood education in the early years of school— Associate Professor Jenny Jay, Dr Marianne Knaus, and Dr Sandra Hesterman

Helping children with additional needs to succeed at school— Associate Professor Sharon Goldfeld, Dr. Meredith O’Connor, and Eliza Metcalfe

What is advocacy?—Jason Triggs

The ‘starting school’ experience—Sue Emmett

What children need to know about starting school—Kay Margetts

Childhood nutrition and the Stephanie Alexander kitchen garden program—Jessica Brien

Understanding and supporting children’s transition to school— Kay Margetts

A message from the CEO, Early learning: everyone benefits—Samantha Page

 

Innovation

Give me a hand: Using puppets in your classroom—Kaila Weingarten

 

Reconciliation

Words into action: an update on ECA’s reconciliation action plan—Catharine Hydon

 

Technology

iPlay, iLearn and iGrow: Using iPads™ in a play-based Kindergarten program— Nicola Yelland, Caja Gilbert, and Nicolle Turner

 

Professional development

Changing directon: a professional journey towards early childhood education—Jackie Brien

 

Tribute

A tribute to Lavinia Marama Mills

 

Profile

Shifting spaces: Narrabundah Early Childhood School principal, Robyn McLean, talks about the transition to school

 

Ethics

The ethics of research in practice—Christine Howitt and Fiona Mayne

 

App review

The monster at the end of this book

 

Book reviews

Language and literacy for the early years

Everyday learning about maths and numeracy

My nana is a ninja

Dinosaur farm

 

What’s happening?

News and events