The ‘state of play’ in Australia: Early childhood educators and play-based learning

Sumison, Jennifer, Grieshaber, Sue, McArdle, Felicity, & Shield, Paul (2014) The ‘state of play’ in Australia: Early childhood educators and play-based learning. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 39(3), pp. 4-13.

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Abstract

This article provides an overview of the Education Meets Play study that will investigate early childhood educators’ use of play-based learning, now mandatory under the National Quality Standard. By building on what can be gleaned about educators’ approaches to play-based learning prior to the implementation of the Early Years Learning Framework, the study will contribute to the evidence base concerning the implementation and effects of Australia’s early childhood education and care policy reform initiatives.

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ID Code: 82654
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 1836-9391
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
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Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Early Childhood Australia Inc.
Deposited On: 23 Mar 2015 00:23
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2015 21:24

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