The Environment as an Activator for Learning - by Nea Elyoussoufi

Posted by Laura Porter on 17/06/22 12:11 PM

The Environment

As an Activator for Learning

The Environment as the Third Educator

The physical learning environment is an important part of pre-school and children’s learning. It is known as the third educator. The concept of “the environment as the third educator“ originates from the Reggio Emilia philosophy and is about the importance of the environment, what is offered and how the material is presented.

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Topics: Teaching Philosophies, Early Childhood Education Centre, Child Development

The Magic of Glow - by Catherine L Clark

Posted by Laura Porter on 17/06/22 11:35 AM

Technology

Underpinning, Enhancing and Enriching the Learning

From my experience, early years educators from around the globe are on an eager and constant quest to foster and facilitate exciting learning opportunities and provocations. We are intent on ensuring that the experiences delight, engage, enrich and nurture. It is a pursuit to find the potential for joy, to see the smiles and cultivate a sense of awe and wonder. Part of this mission involves finding resource materials that act as mighty catalysts. Who knows where today’s experience will lead to or how it will influence their future paths and choices? We must not underestimate how wondrous learning experiences may generate mighty memories and may have a deep and lasting impact. How many times have you heard a famous person talking about how a teacher, a lesson or an experience in their education made a profound impact upon them?

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Topics: Teaching Philosophies, Early Childhood Education Centre, Child Development

Developing the Complexity of Learning Resources

Posted by Hadleigh Witty on 4/08/20 12:00 PM

What is ‘Developing the Complexity of Learning Resources’?

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Topics: Teaching Philosophies, Early Childhood Education Centre, Child Development

The real purpose of an ECE centre layout (UPDATED)

Posted by Darren Witty on 17/12/19 10:27 AM

For any childhood centre the design of the layout is key to its success. Whether you are starting with a purpose-built new building, working within an existing space to set up a new centre or renovating a centre, paying attention to the layout design at the very beginning is crucial.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education Centre, Design & Innovation

How ECE centres must work to meet discerning parents expectations

Posted by Hadleigh Witty on 21/11/19 4:52 PM

Smaller families, better-educated parents and increasing research into the benefits of early years education are all leading to a shift in expectations when it comes to ECE. Increasingly, research is showing that attending a high-quality ECE service can benefit children when it comes to readiness for school.

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Topics: Early Childhood Education Centre