The Early Education Show

Talking the policy and politics of education and young children in Australia.

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This episode, it’s a special live edition of the podcast recorded at the Social Justice in Early Education Conference. We discuss what public policies and what practices in our sector are infringing...
August 16, 2019
The National Quality Framework, at its most fundamental level, is about positive outcomes for children in their learning and wellbeing. It sets the standard for quality, and raises the bar for the pro...
August 2, 2019
Quality Area 1 - educational program and practice - is the Quality Area of the National Quality Standard that is most likely to be rated Working Towards. The sector is still working through the new re...
July 19, 2019
Valuing Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures is one of the guiding principles of the National Quality Framework. However, engaging with Indigenous perspectives can be a dauntin...
July 5, 2019
Lisa, Leanne and Liam take a look at news from the sector in June. Find the full shownotes at earlyeducationshow.com.
June 28, 2019
This episode, Leanne talks to Jan Millikan about the Reggio Emilia Educational Project. What are the principles that underpin the Reggio Emilia Educational Project? And how can they be applied in an A...
June 21, 2019
How educators view themselves and their profession is a key part of early education practice. Experienced sector consultant Catharine Hydon joins Lisa and Leanne for a discussion on professional ident...
June 7, 2019
The podcast team gather to look at the surprising election result that has seen Scott Morrison returned as Prime Minister of a Coalition Government. What does this result mean for the sector, and what...
May 24, 2019
As a special treat for our 100th episode, we recorded an episode in front of a live audience at ELAA's Early Childhood Education Conference 2019. We discuss how we all took our first steps into advoca...
May 17, 2019
The bonuses keep on comin’… Lisa and Liam really wanted to talk through the recent media reports on a $5 million fraud operation in the Family Day Care sector, so we called friend of the podcast K...
May 14, 2019

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