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Intentional teaching of cultural competence in play-based settings : a cultural-historical view / Marilyn Fleer
Bib ID 7856417
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Fleer, Marilyn, author
 
Description Deakin West, ACT : Early Childhood Australia Inc., 2018 
i, 27 pages : colour illustrations ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 1863230564
9781863230568
Series

ECA research in practice series ; v. 25, no. 2 (2018)

Summary

"One of the practice principles in the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) is cultural competence. This book explores what cultural competence means in the context of the different theories of child development, as discussed in the EYLF. It draws upon the latest research and presents explanations of practices from a cultural-historical perspective. The EYLF suggests that educators identify their own view of cultural competence. In keeping with this recommendation, the book supports educators through presenting examples of intentional teaching ideas, scenarios and reflective questions. It recognises the different views that multi-disciplinary teams bring to their work, and also introduces different cultural-historical concepts that support the building of cultural competence." -- Early Childhood Australia website.

Full contents
  • Introduction
  • The Early Years Learning Framework and cultural competence
  • Planning for cultural competence
  • Working with others in support of cultural competence
  • Working with agencies in support of cultural competence
  • Working with others tot develop cultural competence
  • Looking at our practices
  • Conclusion
  • References and resources
  • Links to the National Quality Standard
 
Notes

Title from cover.

Includes bibliographic references (pages 25-26)

Subjects Multicultural education -- Australia.  |  Cultural competence.  |  Multiculturalism -- Study and teaching (Early childhood) -- Australia.  |  Early childhood education.  |  Play.  |  Child development.  |  Toddlers.  |  Experiential learning -- Australia.  |  Education, Preschool -- Australia.  |  Toddlers -- Development.  |  Toddlers -- Care.  |  Toddlers -- Growth.  |  Early childhood education -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors Early Childhood Australia, issuing body

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