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ERIC Number: EJ1088637
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0300-4430
"Learning to Play with New Friends": Systematic Quality Development Work in a Leisure-Time Centre
Lager, Karin
Early Child Development and Care, v186 n2 p307-323 2016
This article explores the recontextualisation of systematic quality development work (Sqdw) in a leisure-time centre. Two teachers' processes of planning, organisation, documentation and evaluation were investigated, the aim being to explore the recontextualisation of Sqdw in practice. The study is thus a case study of these teachers' practice carried out through fieldwork and using different methods. The findings reveal a practice where play with play-boxes is used in a systematic process as a tool to make children's social learning visible. The teachers create possibilities for children's learning in a manner in accordance with a leisure-time tradition where social learning is documented and evaluated. A formal educational discourse is not enacted in this leisure-time centre; instead a social pedagogical approach is reproduced. Nevertheless, Sqdw is enacted and appears to help the teachers make visible their social pedagogical work in a new context.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sweden
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