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Kahuroa, Raella; Lees, Jacqui; Johns, Tina; Ng, Olivia; Abeyratne, Nilma – Early Childhood Folio, 2023
Critical pedagogy has the potential to create transformation experiences within early childhood settings, as educators open up children's worlds to explore fairness, equity, and democratic participation across issues of interest and relevance to young children. Using a critical inquiry framework, informed by the work of Paulo Freire, teachers from…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Justice
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Williamson, Joanna; White, Amanda – Early Childhood Folio, 2023
Stories are one critical aspect of literacy across the life span. For young children, stories invite engagement in shared thinking, and social and emotional connections with others in family homes and early childhood education settings. In this article, we share key findings from two studies that illustrate ways that story interactions are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Aloud to Others, Childrens Literature, Young Children
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Fonseka, Fiona; Kelly-Ware, Janette – Early Childhood Folio, 2023
Inclusive teaching approaches and positive teacher attitudes are vital when creating inclusive early childhood educational (ECE) settings for all children, and especially for children with additional learning needs. This study focused on understanding how teachers nurture and promote the spirituality of children with additional learning needs in…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Spiritual Development, Inclusion, Student Needs
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Peters, Sally – Early Childhood Folio, 2023
The KidsCan ECE programme is designed to remove barriers to participation in early childhood education through the provision of raincoats, shoes, nit treatment products, lunches and snacks. Data from an evaluation of the pilot programme involved surveys and interviews with whanau and teachers. Findings showed the benefits for children's health and…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Program Development, Barriers, Student Participation
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McMillan, Hoana; Shaw, Tiria; Patu, Heather; Parekura, Abigail; Tihema, Jannalee Hano; Urlich, Victoria; Shaw, Kamorah – Early Childhood Folio, 2023
The involvement of whanau in the teaching and learning process is important at every juncture of a child's educational journey. Rich understanding of the curriculum enables whanau to make deep and meaningful contributions to discussions about their child's development. It also presents an interesting challenge for educational settings to create…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Child Development
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Fernando, Chedly; Kelly-Ware, Janette – Early Childhood Folio, 2023
Kaitiakitanga is promoted in the revised curriculum document "Te Whariki--He Whariki Matauranga mo nga Mokopuna o Aotearoa: Early Childhood Curriculum" (Ministry of Education, 2017). The authors give primacy to the Maori world-view of sustainable living through engaging with, and protecting, the natural environment. This article reports…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Pacific Islanders, Indigenous Knowledge
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Alexandra Ranson; Monica Cameron – Early Childhood Folio, 2023
The 2017 refresh of Aotearoa New Zealand's early childhood education (ECE) curriculum "Te Whariki" was undertaken to better guide teachers in understanding their role in supporting children's learning and to foster alignment of teaching practices, including intentional teaching, across the ECE sector. This article draws on a small-scale…
Descriptors: Intentional Learning, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Olivia Ng; Jacqui Lees; Raella Kahuroa – Early Childhood Folio, 2023
This article is based on a 2-year TLRI-funded research project that examined how three early childhood centres explored the ways in which walking, reading, and storying the land with teachers, community members, iwi, and whanau enabled children to experience and learn about their local area, its stories, geology, biodiversity, and cultural…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Place Based Education, Kindergarten, Inquiry
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Catherine Rolleston; Letitia Mcfarlane; Karen Attrill; Abbey Collins; Sam Owen; Nicola Jones – Early Childhood Folio, 2023
This article stems from participation in a TLRI research study, Renewing Participatory Democracy: Walking with Young Children to Story and Read the Land. It presents an account of the growing awareness of the place-based environmental and cultural relationship between Maunganui Kindergarten and Mauao.
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Place Based Education
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Raewyn Higginson – Early Childhood Folio, 2023
Autism/takiwatanga causes differences in the way people develop and learn. This research, using case study methodology, focused on teacher interactions with young autistic children in different early childhood education and care settings. The findings indicated most of the teachers included the autistic child through the use of acceptance, good…
Descriptors: Autism Spectrum Disorders, Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Early Childhood Teachers
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Mehri Irajzad – Early Childhood Folio, 2023
The Middle Eastern population in New Zealand has grown significantly in the past two decades. However, little is known about Middle Eastern parents' expectations and their children's experiences of the New Zealand early education system. The PhD research on which this article is based was an attempt to address this gap. The findings discussed in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Early Childhood Education, Ethnocentrism
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Tiria Shaw; Hoana Mcmillan – Early Childhood Folio, 2023
In te ao Maori, our connection to our maunga and physical landmarks speaks to who we are as a people. Our maunga are also a source of inspiration and direction. This article draws on the symbolism of maunga and describes a Maori process of the way maunga can also act as a metaphorical journey to strengthening identity and transformative change. It…
Descriptors: Malayo Polynesian Languages, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders, Ethnicity
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Meade, Anne; Kwan, Meg – Early Childhood Folio, 2022
Weaving is a significant metaphor for kaiako in Aotearoa New Zealand. "Te Whariki" (Ministry of Education, 2017) is central to their professional lives. At Daisies Early Education and Care Centre (hereafter Daisies), the strands in Te Whariki shape the curriculum and its principles guide pedagogy and relationships. In January 2019, the…
Descriptors: Data Use, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Child Care Centers
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White, Amanda; Stagg Peterson, Shelley; Quigan, Emma – Early Childhood Folio, 2022
Children's story experiences are foundational to their social, emotional, and communication development. Viewed through a sociocultural lens, variability in the ways children and teachers interact during stories across diverse learning contexts is expected. This article explores the social and cultural knowledge demonstrated by children of…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Story Telling
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Li, Shihan; O'Hara-Gregan, Justine; MacArthur, Jude – Early Childhood Folio, 2022
In New Zealand, every child has the right to participate in inclusive, quality early childhood education (ECE), as outlined in the 1989 United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCROC). However, research reveals both the struggles children with disabilities and their families experience to have their rights recognised and upheld, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Inclusion, Early Childhood Education
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