Concurrent session: Alberton Primary School – The Story of the Nest; a place of research

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Presenter

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

In a world where data collection, academics, standardization and homogenization are prevalent, Alberton Primary School – The Nest demonstrates pedagogy of listening, advocacy for the child and childhood, and a prototype for authentic quality learning. Principles previously applied in early childhood are being introduced throughout the primary school community.

Learning outcomes

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

  • Children are competent and capable. They can solve problems, make mistakes and learn from them. They can make their own risk assessments.
  • Children possess deep, complex theories and are able to express these in many ways.