Thinking about Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education is an accessible, innovative series which explores early childhood education across a range of issues, locations and sectors. Titles in the series will be essential critical companions for study, inspiring students, teachers and other professionals to improve their professionalism, knowledge and thinking skills by illustrating effective practice and encouraging critical questioning. This approach also invites the reader to construct knowledge based on personal and professional reflection, self-directed learning and underpins higher order learning skills
Multiple Early Childhood Identities
Rethinking Play as Pedagogy
Pedagogies for Diverse Contexts
Andi Salamon, Angela Chng
June 21, 2019
Recognising multiple cultural, ethical and geographical influences which impact on the development of a child’s identity, this insightful text explores the role of early childhood practitioners and settings in nurturing and navigating the child’s sense of being and belonging. Multiple Early...
Sophie Alcock, Nicola Stobbs
March 14, 2019
The conceptualisation and practice of play is considered core to early childhood pedagogy. In this essential text, contributors from a range of countries and cultures explore how play might be defined, encouraged and interpreted in early childhood settings and practice. Rethinking Play as Pedagogy...
Leanne Gibbs, Michael Gasper
February 26, 2019
Asking key questions about how policies and systems impact on children’s early years and rethinking the ways in which young children’s learning and development becomes integral to policy, this insightful text challenges the common misconception that policy development and pedagogical implementation...
Alan Pence, Janet Harvell
December 10, 2018
Diversity can be a rich source of possibility and opportunity in early childhood education. Appreciating that learning and development are shaped by culture and context, history and values, the diversity of cases found in this volume provide a useful tension in considering one’s own practices,...
Sandra Cheeseman, Rosie Walker
November 16, 2018
Bringing together the experiences of professionals from around the world, this essential text explores the intersections between pedagogy and leadership to consider how effective Pedagogical Leadership can be used to foster the collaborative engagement of children and their families, staff and...
Catherine Patterson, Laurie Kocher
November 06, 2018
Laurie Kocher is a Faculty member in the Department of Early Childhood Care and Education, Capilano University, Canada. Catherine Patterson is Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Early Childhood, Department of Educational Studies, Macquarie University, Australia....