#4 The National Evidence Base Draft Report / How do we innovate while being regulated?
Lisa, Leanne and Liam are back again to discuss:
Innovation in early childhood - what are the challenges and opportunities? Liam recommends checking out Harvard's Center on the Developing Child.
News of the Week
Lisa: ACECQA Occasional Paper 1: Educational program and practice - An in-depth look at the data available on Quality Area 1 across Australia
Leanne: Students are not hard-wired to learn in different ways – we need to stop using unproven, harmful methods - Stephen Dinham takes a look at the evidence (or lack of) for different “learning styles” in this article for The Conversation.
Liam: Early childhood educators on strike - For the first time in decades early childhood educators have walked off the job.
Thanks to Katie Hitson and Red Ruby Scarlet for their iTunes reviews - we really appreciate them. Katie, Liam’s is an English Breakfast. Lisa will take a Twinings Australian Afternoon Tea. Leanne prefers coffee (boo!) but will have an Irish Breakfast or an Orange Pekoe if pressed.
You can read Red Ruby’s Scarlet wonderful Ode to our podcast right here.
You can order your copy of The Anti-Bias Approach in Early Childhood (3rd Edition), edited by Red, on her website The Multiverse.