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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/350277
Description: This paper presents parents' beliefs about how and why their young children are using computers. Fifty-one parents completed two questionnaires (before and after a seven-month computer intervention) a ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/349324
Description: Supported playgroups in schools (SPinS) are playgroups co-located with primary schools that are hosted by a playgroup coordinator. For schools, SPinS are associated with making primary school venues m ... More
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Authors: Fenech, Marianne
Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/276515
Description: Historical accounts of the development of early childhood education (ECE) in Australia up to the passing of Child Care Act in 1972 (Brennan, 1998; Wong, 2006) show that parents' role in the developmen ... More
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Date: 2013
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/271428
Description: This study aimed to examine early childhood teachers' understanding and attitudes towards bullying and investigate whether anti-bullying policies were utilised in early childhood services. One hundred ... More
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/206916
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Date: 2012
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/186210
Description: Relational aggresion is a subtle form of aggressive behaviour that uses dyadic relationships and manipulation as a vehicle of harm. Little is known about relational aggression in preschool-age childre ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/183467
Description: This article investigates early childhood educators' perceptions of advocacy in raising the professional status with multiple stakeholders in diverse contexts. The article reports on findings from a p ... More
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Date: 2011
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/159318
Description: Inherent in the Australian Government's marketised provision of early childhood education is the assumption that parents are informed consumers of child care who can discern centre quality. Drawing on ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/150303
Description: The engagement of early childhood teachers with curriculum initiatives reflects the decisions and factors surrounding an educator's relationship with a single curriculum initiative or across multiple ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/117983
Description: The Australian Government's promise of preschool education for every four year- old child, in particular for every Indigenous four-year-old, brings an opportunity to reconsider early childhood educati ... More
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Date: 2009
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/149706
Description: In July 2009, the Council of Australian Governments approved for immediate implementation, 'Belonging, Being & Becoming: The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia' (EYLF), Australia's first nat ... More
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Authors: De Gioia, Katey
Date: 2009
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/182105
Description: THE USE OF CHILDCARE SERVICES for very young children (birth to three years) has increased dramatically in the past two decades (Department of Families, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs, 2004 ... More
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Authors: Niland, Amanda
Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/24173
Description: Humans have communicated through arts such as storytelling, music and dance throughout history, and have often used combinations of different art forms to express ideas, Just as traditional storytelle ... More
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Date: 2007
Subject Keyword: 130100 Education Systems
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/24499
Description: Demonstrating persistence and resilience, increasing numbers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early childhood teachers are gaining university qualifications. This paper explores factors that s ... More
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Authors: Fenech, Marianne
Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/8736
Description: This article juxtaposes contrasting discourses concerning the impact that regulatory systems such as the NSW Children's Services Regulation and the National Quality Improvement and Accreditation Syste ... More
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