Primary care in early childhood education - To be or not to be?

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dc.contributor.author Rockel, Jean en
dc.date.accessioned 2015-04-10T02:09:52Z en
dc.date.available 2015-04-10T02:09:52Z en
dc.date.issued 2005-3 en
dc.identifier.citation ACE papers, Issue 15: Pedagogy and practice under the lens, Paper 6. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/25141 en
dc.description These ACE working papers were a publication of the Auckland College of Education and the last of these was produced in 2006. en
dc.description.abstract A successful transition from home into an educational setting is critical to a young child's learning. For some infants and their parents this transition can be traumatic. How can enculturation into an early childhood centre best be achieved? The primary care system of assigning a staff member to each child is implicitly recognised by many teachers as effective for ongoing development and learning. These ideas about primary care have remained unchallenged and under-theorised with reference to research. This paper provides current evidence to show that there is confusion about such understandings in New Zealand, and argues that the notion of primary care should be critically examined in order that teachers with infants can theorise their practice and develop a research-based infant pedagogy. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries ACE papers en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Primary care in early childhood education - To be or not to be? en
dc.type Technical Report en
pubs.issue 15 en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/OpenAccess en


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