No. 15 | October 2017
Early Years Exchange, No. 15
- A critical reflection from Anne Stonehouse AM on the language early childhood professionals use and how it reflects the learning and development of children in this age group
- Spotlight on Maternal and Child Health (MCH) and organisational and practice change at Kensington Community Children’s Co-operative
- Interviews with Museums Victoria staff about cultural organisations supporting families with young children
- Information about current resources available to early childhood educators
- How to use the
What, Why and How: Pedagogy with very young children video resource to focus on routine
No. 14 | November 2014
Early Years Exchange, No. 14
This 14th edition focuses on assessment for children's learning and development and includes:
- three videos featured in the
Babies and toddlers: Amazing learners resource. These videos were developed by the VCAA in collaboration with Anne Stonehouse, AM and were filmed at Gowrie Victoria, Docklands. The focus is on babies and toddlers learning ‘about me’, ‘about others’ and ‘about my world’
- snapshots of practice in a playgroup setting using a Child Involvement Scale, a maternal and child health (MCH) service mapping the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework outcomes to the Key Ages and Stages Framework and a bush playgroup profile at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Cranbourne.
- interviews with early childhood academics and professionals in MCH and midwifery services
Embedded Literacy Experiences in the Curriculum for Babies and Toddlers resource, developed by Gowrie Victoria, Docklands in consultation with Anne Stonehouse.
No. 13 | June 2014
Early Years Exchange, No. 13
Note: This 13th edition of the Early Years Exchange is now available as web pages and in Portable Document Format (PDF).
This 13th edition focuses on assessment for children's learning and development and includes:
- an interview with Professor Collette Tayler, from the University of Melbourne, talking about how early childhood professionals use the National Quality Framework to make a difference to children's learning
- interviews with early childhood professionals outlining their approaches to assessment for children's learning and development
- practitioner snapshots of evidence that demonstrates literacy and the link between drawing and emerging writing.
Guest Appearance – Professor Collette Tayler
Professor Collette Tayler, from the University of Melbourne, talks about how early childhood professionals use the National Quality Framework to make a difference to children's learning.
No. 12 | September 2013
Early Years Exchange, No. 12
This 12th edition focuses on supporting children's transitions and includes:
- current Australian research about school transition practices
- resources on daily transitions for young children and the importance of respectful relationships and responsive engagement
- examples of how early childhood settings and schools work with families and each other to support continuity of learning when children start school.
Guest Appearance – Professor Sue Dockett
Professor Dockett, from Charles Sturt University, talks about transition to school and the opportunities, experiences and perceptions of all involved.
No. 11 | April 2013
Early Years Exchange, No. 11
Note: This 11th edition of the Early Years Exchange appears in a new format. It is now published as web pages.
This eleventh edition provides information for early childhood professionals about:
- children's wellbeing and involvement as two important qualities in learning experiences
- early childhood practices in assessment for learning
- early childhood professionals talking about leading and supporting implementation of the VEYLDF
- mapping the VEYLDF Learning and Development Outcomes to the AusVELS.
Guest Appearance – Professor Dr Ferre Laevers
Professor Dr Laevers is a Belgian early childhood expert. In this interview he talks about observing and understanding children's levels of wellbeing and how to create powerful environments to support and improve children's wellbeing and involvement.
For editions No 1 to 10 see
Trove - National Library of Australia archive.