Contents

Editorial

Articulating early childhood quality to families—Alison Elliott (free article)

Guest statement

Aptitude, affordability and access—Hon. Scott Morrison MP

Features

Campus excursions: Learning in the local environment—Carmel Richardson (free article)

Start a fire in the garden—Sylvia Turner

Community engagement—Ros Cornish

The gift of a future— Dave Vicary and Jeff Dowsing

Needs to Know—Julie Rutups

Babies and bathwater—Pam Linke

The big ideas of mathematics—Jenni Connor

Learning to read is no trivial matter—Alison Clarke and Pamela Snow

The importance of tummy time—Sue Charlton

Advocacy: It’s everyone’s business—Anthony Semann

Collaborative approaches: Strengthening multidisciplinary relationships to enhance assessment practice—Kerryn Lockett

Research

Frames before facts—Vikki Leone

Reconciliation

Families as first teachers: Engaging families, strengthening learning and successful transitions—Ben Walker

The strengths of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander child-rearing practices—Nick Butera

Transitions

When educators become family—Britt Testa

Professional Development

ECA Learning Hub Q&A—Amanda Walsh

The fish baking story: Beliefs behind your practice—Elizabeth Washington (free article)

Technology

Technology in early childhood: The future is today—Margaret Sims

Ethics

Chicken hatching programs: An ethical choice—Jason Triggs

Legal

Children and the law: The complexities of recognising the rights of children in a family law setting—Ben Jones

Tribute

Tribute to Pattie Morgan

Profile

The child as researcher—Tina Holtom

 

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