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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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In this keynote address, Professor Peter Moss talks about the books he has written and been associated with on the topic of Reggio Emilia.  He discusses how policy and pedagogy are linked, and that ECE should be understood as first and foremost political and ethical practice, but is usually technical practice (or ‘what works’).

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

  • Primacy of technical practice in ECE spreads through influence of a dominate story
  • Technical practice matters – but it must follow political and ethical practice and
  • Transformative change needs other stories to be told about ECE