The Story of the Nest; a place of research – Alberton Primary School (Webinar)


In a world where data collection, academics, standardization and homogenization are prevalent, Alberton Primary School – The Nest demonstrates pedagogy of listening, advocacy for the child and childhood, and a prototype for authentic quality learning. Principles previously applied in early childhood are being introduced throughout the primary school community.

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Learning outcomes

At the completion of the course, you will have an understanding of the Reggio Emilia education principles including:

  • Children are competent and capable. They can solve problems, make mistakes and learn from them. They can make their own risk assessments.
  • Children possess deep, complex theories and are able to express these in many ways.

About the presenters

Marilyn Hayward, Director of Early Learning; Mandy Sandona and Ellie Hondrou from Alberton Primary School.

This webinar was part of The South Australian Collaborative Childhood Project’s Re-imagining Childhood Conference Adelaide – November 2017
Providing state-wide leadership to strengthen and develop strategic and collaborative partnerships between organisations in order to advocate for children’s rights as citizens from birth.

Additional information

Target audience

Suitable for early childhood education and care workers at all stages of their careers.

Estimated duration

40 minutes