Policy Translation for Early Childhood Education and Care: The Growing Up in New Zealand approach – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy

ABSTRACT Longitudinal cohort studies have significant potential to inform policy across a range of child and family areas, including early childhood education and care. Here we describe the relationship between policy-makers and New Zealand’s contemporary pre-birth cohort study. We outline a model for policy interaction that highlights the relationship between Growing Up and policy across … [Read More] Policy Translation for Early Childhood Education and Care: The Growing Up in New Zealand approach – International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy

Australia’s Educational Policies Both Embody and Entrench Low Expectations of Students – The Conversation

Extract from an article by Misty Adoniou, Associate Professor in Language, Literacy and TESL, University of Canberra It was George W Bush who first described low educational expectations as a form of “soft” bigotry. But it is a mantra that has held a lot of appeal for Australian politicians and educational bureaucrats. Sometimes the finger is pointed at … [Read More] Australia’s Educational Policies Both Embody and Entrench Low Expectations of Students – The Conversation

Quality Early Education for All: Fostering creative, entrepreneurial, resilient and capable learners – Mitchell Institute

Extract from an article by Megan O’Connell, Policy Program Director, Mitchell Institute; Stacey Fox, Policy Fellow, Mitchell Institute, Victoria University; Bronwyn Hinz, Policy Fellow at the Mitchell Institute, Victoria University and Hannah Cole, Policy Analyst, Mitchell Institute, Victoria University. There is a mismatch between investment and opportunity in early childhood policy in Australia. The early years are a critical window for building … [Read More] Quality Early Education for All: Fostering creative, entrepreneurial, resilient and capable learners – Mitchell Institute

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