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Early Years Learning Framework in Practice 2nd edn - A handbook for educators and families



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The key resource for interpreting and implementing the EYLF, and is of value to anyone involved with early childhood education.

This revised edition incorporates updated information about the National Quality Agenda for Early Childhood Education and Care, including the newly established Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority, and the most recent National Quality Standard. Minor changes have been made to other sections of the book to more closely reflect the language of the EYLF and the NQS.

Central to the book are the five chapters that provide practical advice and strategies for supporting each of the learning outcomes. As well, it includes:

  • an overview of the principles and practice and pedagogy underlying the EYLF
  • advice on implementing the outcomes with different age groups
  • guidelines on learning environments, observation, evaluation, planning, play and transitions
  • questions to encourage reflective practice
  • a comprehensive list of useful resources

Pages: 70 | Ages: 0-5

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About the Authors

Kay is Associate Professor of Early Childhood and Primary Teacher Education in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. She has a strong background in early childhood development and curriculum both as a practitioner and an academic.

Her main areas of research are transition and adjustment to school, accompanied by a strong record of publications.

Kay is regularly engaged in knowledge exchange activities with teachers and parents.


Bridie Raban is currently an Honorary Professor at the University of Melbourne Graduate School of Education. Her past research has focused on language and literacy development, teacher change and development, curriculum and assessment for the early childhood years and quality provision. She was the first Professor of Early Childhood Education in Victoria and the second in Australia, and before this she was Professor of Primary Education (Early Years) at the University of Warwick and President of the UK Reading Association.