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Concurrent session – Halifax Street Children’s Centre and Preschool – Are You Being Served? Democracy in the hands of babies and toddlers.

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Re-Imagining Childhood Conference
In 2017, the Re-Imagining Childhood Conference was hosted in Adelaide and featured a number of presentations from individual and services who participated in The South Australian Collaborative Childhood Project (TSACCP).  The project was a state-wide network that has been developed by the South Australian Government to respond to the recommendations provided by former Adelaide Thinker...
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Description

This is a story of transformation set within a background of everydayness.

From the very first days that children and families enter into a relationship with  Halifax St Children’s Centre and Preschool  they also enter into a relationship with food that is particular to our site and that has become significant within our culture

We have been led to rethink, reconstruct and recreate our reality and that of our babies and toddlers in order to uphold their rights as citizens. These rights include full participation within the many decisions that shape every aspect of the rich rituals and routines around the sharing of food. This has resulted in a cultural transformation in attitudes, organisation, documentation and the ways both time and space are perceived, used and valued as extraordinary learning opportunities.

Learning outcomes

At the completion of the presentation, you will have an understanding of the Reggio Emilia education principles including:

  • Participation
  • Learning as a process of individual and group construction
  • Educational research