Contents

Editorial

Editorial: Reflecting on professionalism—Jackie Brien (free article)

Guest statement

Putting children first—advocating for early learning—Dame Quentin Bryce

Features

How early learning settings ‘amplify’ children’s natural development—Judy Radich

The Valuing Children Initiative—Linda Savage

How do we support the inclusion of CALD children with disabilities into our services? —Meni Tsambouniaris

Families as First Teachers and the Abecedarian Approach Australia—Dr. Kathryn Mannion and Ben Walker (free article)

Putting the local Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) data into practice—Chris Steel

Toilet talk—Pam Linke

Growing a growth mindset through the use of outdoor spaces—Marilyn Way, Kerry Boland and Amanda McFadden

Banking book knowledge—Margaret Robson Kett

Bird watching with young children—Emma Grant

Technology

The technology conversation—Daniel Donahoo

Learning and living in the twenty-first century—Nicola Yelland and Caja Gilbert

Reconciliation

Our history, our story, our future: Reconciliation Symposium 2016—Jo Goodwin

Reflecting on Reconciliation—Melinda Miller, Denise Proud and Alison Evans

Ethics

Ethics and the law—Linda Newman (free article)

Snapshot

Moving moments—Syrian children inspire on the road to recovery—Jessica Brown

Our journey of space at UnitingCare: Jack and Jill Preschool—Bridget Isichei

Legal

The introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)—Jackie Brien

Professional development

Building skills, building inclusion for Queensland—Early Years Connect

Opinion

Professional relationships with families—Liam McNicholas

 

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