Discover and explore the principles of Reggio Emilia in this one-of-a-kind online professional learning series, developed by Early Childhood Australia (ECA) and the Reggio Emilia Australia Information Exchange (REAIE), in collaboration with Reggio Children, Italy.
The series contains four modules:
The encounter courses are only available as a collection and cannot be purchased separately.
The first encounter or module provides an overview about the Educational Project of Reggio Emilia, the context, the culture and the complexity of this educational approach. The next two encounters will build on this initial information with an indepth exploration of several of the important concepts of the project through interpretations from Australian educators.
In the first encounter, entitled ‘Not just any place’, you will learn:
In the second encounter, ‘Seeing things differently’, you will be offered information about some of the pedagogical choices made by educators who work in the municipal early childhood centres in Reggio Emilia and Australian interpretations of this approach, including:
You will also be given the opportunity to consider pedagogical research and will be invited to consider ways that these choices link to daily practice.
In the third encounter ‘Teachers and children as researchers’ we delve deeper into some of the strategies for designing and understanding the learning and teaching that the educators of the educational project of Reggio Emilia engage in as part of their day-to-day work with children.
In the third encounter, you will build on previous understandings of:
In this Encounter, ‘Pedagogy, a context for research’, some of the theoretical underpinnings, values, practices and language of the educational project of Reggio Emilia will be examined in greater depth, although it should be kept in mind that the educational project of Reggio Emilia is always evolving.
In the fourth encounter, you will have the opportunity to:
This package is not available as a part of a standard ECA Learning Hub Annual Subscription, but is available for purchase to add to your ECA Learning Hub account.
The package is designed for individual self-directed learning and individual purchases cannot be shared. Please contact us for bulk rates and for options to include these on an external Learning Management Systems.
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