In this Q&A, the co-founders of Rocket Learning Azeez Gupta and Namya Mahajan, Curriculum Lead Sukhna Sawhney and Communications Manager Sushmita Roy tell Teacher how they are strengthening the early education ecosystem in India. Anganwadi centres are rural centres providing supplementary nutrition, basic healthcare, and preschool education in India.
In our latest expert Q&A we talk to Greta Rollo, who leads the Primary Early Childhood and Inclusive Research team at the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), and ACER Research Fellow Dr Kellie Picker, about the place of phonics in early reading instruction.
‘Proficiency in foundational literacy and numeracy for all children must become a primary national mission and a central goal of the Foundational Stage curriculum.’ In his latest Teacher article, Ashok Pandey discusses the Foundational Literacy and Numeracy (FLN) mission and its implementation in schools in India.
A new framework for learning through play has been developed to support teachers in the classroom and help guide policy and practice in the early years of schooling. The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) and the LEGO Foundation have worked together to develop the framework.
School playgroups benefit children, their families, schools and communities. New research has identified six key features of high-performing school playgroups – how many of the six does your school playgroup have?