Early years

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‘Changing generations’ through early childhood education
‘Changing generations’ through early childhood education

In today’s Q&A, Indonesian early childhood educator Hikmah Mulia Dewi – who made the Global Teacher Prize top 50 this year – shares an example of a hands-on learning activity for students exploring the batik industry, and details of the programs she’s developed to involve parents and the community.

Indonesian teacher earns global recognition
Indonesian teacher earns global recognition

An early childhood teacher who founded her own preschools in Indonesia has beaten more than 10 000 nominees to be named one of the top 50 educators in this year’s Global Teacher Prize.

Creative, curious and challenging thinking
Creative, curious and challenging thinking

In today’s reader submission, Dr John Langrehr discusses how teachers can develop student mindsets for ‘3C thinking’ and shares examples of questions and statements you can use in the classroom.

School transition through the eyes of the child
School transition through the eyes of the child

How one Adelaide primary school has used Australian Early Development Census data to improve its transition and orientation to school programs.

Inquiring minds
Inquiring minds

‘I don’t know, but we can find out’ is one of the most powerful things you can say to students, says one educator. See why play-based learning works in her classroom.