ERIC Number: ED039925
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Kindergarten Handbook: A Guide to those Actively Interested in Kindergartens and in Establishing New Centres. Third Edition.
Kindergarten Union of South Australia, Inc., North Adelaide.
This guide to the functioning of kindergartens and the establishing of new centers is divided into three sections. The first section is concerned primarily with the bureaucratic structure of kindergarten agencies in Australia. It describes the Kindergarten Union, its councils and committees, the Board of Management, the Australian Pre-School Association, and the Kindergarten Teachers College. A brief description of available special services (psychologist, speech therapist) is given. Section II provides practical information on beginning a branch kindergarten of the Kindergarten Union. Conditions for membership, principles of planning, finance and insurance, and the model rules for K.U. branch kindergartens are discussed. Also investigated in this section are parent-teacher and parent-committee relationships. The third section acknowledges the importance of kindergarten as the child's first away-from-home experience and examines ways that kindergartens can make this experience as pleasant and meaningful as possible. This section also discusses determination of the optimum number of children for a kindergarten and takes a final look at the Australian Pre-School Association. (MH)
Descriptors: Facility Guidelines, Foreign Countries, Guides, Kindergarten, Organization, Program Development
The Kindergarten Union of South Australia, Inc., 95 Palmer Place, North Adelaide, Australia
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Authoring Institution: Kindergarten Union of South Australia, Inc., North Adelaide.