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Celebrating Being: Nurturing Children's Authentic Selves
Be inspired by stories and approaches that illustrate how you can foster an environment where every child feels understood and valued.
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Last year, The Point Preschool cemented their commitment to sustainability by achieving a carbon negative rating. An inspiring story of what can be achieved in community-based early childhood education, we spoke to Director, Catherine Lee and President, Brody Kenrick about the journey.
Early childhood is a crucial period for developing language and literacy skills, which are fundamental for learning and social interaction. We explore the importance of nurturing these skills from a young age, addressing challenges, and the effectiveness of early intervention in setting children up for success.
Includes insights from Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Language and Literacy at Macquarie University Dr. Emilia Djonov, Director of St Paul’s Early Learning Centre Marianne Connolly and speech pathologist Amanda Simon.
Neuro-affirming practice recognises that all children have unique strengths, interests and needs. The focus is on creating an inclusive and supportive learning environment that celebrates the unique strengths and supports the unique needs of every child.
We explore this emerging and vital practice, and share strategies for implementation. Includes insights from educational and developmental psychologist Sandhya Menon, education consultant Rika Whelan and professor Jodie Simpson.
CELA acknowledges all Traditional Custodians across Australia and recognises First Nations Peoples connection to their lands, skies and waterways. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging. Together we work towards a better future for all children, families and communities.
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