Contents

Editorial

Reflecting on environments—Jackie Brien (free article)

Guest statement

Productivity Inquiry report—Leanne Gibbs

Features

Mixed-age grouping—Why we love it!—Judy Radich (free article)

Why is the outdoor environment in our school as important as the indoor classrooms?—Ros Peel and Fay Hadley

‘That’s my favourite tree, I used to climb on it.’ Children’s perspectives on outdoor play—Dr Jennifer Cartmel and Kevin Bell

Transforming learning environments into a world of possibilities—Why the family day care space provides a world full of learning opportunities—Lisa Smyth

Early childhood education and care setting: Workplace care—Lisa Syrette

The Paddock—A place for learning, discovery and adventure—Jodie Hayes

Being creative and copyright aware—Liz Stanton

A place for men in the care and education of children under five in Australia—Craig d’Arcy

All kinds of leaders—Nadine McCrea

Resources

Getting along with others—Ideas for supporting children—Carmel Richardson

Reconciliation

Reflection on the ECA Reconciliation Symposium—Catharine Hydon

NAIDOC Week reflection—Jackie Brien

Sustainability

Food for thought—Sue Elliott (free article)

Sustainability at Berry Springs preschool—Alison Elliott

Shining an ethical light on egg-hatching programs—Tracy Young, Colleen Clancy and Pam Ahern

Profile

A professional journey in Darwin—Giulia Elliott-Hall

Parents

Abseiling and parenting—Kerrie Pimm

‘I’m all ears.’ Can your child hear? —Sarah Light

Professional development

Online learning with ECA: A little or a lot—Amanda Walsh

Tributes

Tribute to Susan Teather … one year on—Lennie Barblett

Tribute to Elizabeth Dau—Christine Woodrow

Health

Debunking the myths—Greta Morris

Research

Enabling change through education for children and their families experiencing vulnerability and disadvantage—Wendy Roberts

 

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