Focuses on Curriculum and Pedagogy in an Early Childhood setting.

Frameworks for Learning and Development has been written to support delivery of the CHC50113 Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care. It reflects the key components of the National Quality Framework (NQF) for Children's Services as they relate to curriculum and pedagogical practices in early childhood settings.

This edition covers the following key areas:

  • Frameworks for Learning - explores how the NQF can be translated into practice and the challenges of designing an early childhood curriculum that reflects the principles of the EYLF, while respecting the social and cultural context of young children and their families.
  • Designing Learning Environments - addresses the importance of creating an environment for learning that is inclusive and nurtures relationships between educators, children and families.
  • Planning for Learning - explores the relationship between child development, learning curriculum content and pedagogical practices that support each child's optimum development.
  • Challenging Behaviour - focusses on the social, cultural and developmental context of behaviour, and looks at intervention strategies that can be put in place to address challenging behaviours.
  • Planning for Inclusion - addresses how early childhood services can support the inclusion of children with additional needs.
  • Putting it all Together - explores the challenges and complexities of assessment and planning for learning as well as looking at how educators.

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