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Topic "Early Learning" in Somali - total 17 documents

Title: All about Kindergarten
Summary: Children go to a kindergarten program in the year before starting school, usually when they are four years old. Some services also offer kindergarten programs for three-year-olds. This booklet provides comprehensive information about how and when your child can start kindergarten

Title: Belonging, being and becoming – the early years framework
Summary: Australia’s first national Early Years Learning Framework aims to extend and enrich children’s learning from birth to five years and through the transition to school. The Framework’s vision is that all children experience learning that is engaging and builds success for life. Your early childhood service can provide you with further information.

Title: Child care services are community centres
Summary: When your child attends a child care service you are provided with a unique opportunity to be supported in your parenting role as well as have your child in care.

Title: Conversations with babies
Summary: The research shows that experiences in infancy and early childhood are very important. It has also shown that babies have social needs for interaction and communication. The brochure explains why it is important to talk to babies. It also provides nutritional advice.

Title: Dads and child care services
Summary: Fathers are becoming more aware of the significant impact their actions have on the health and well being of their children and their family as a whole.

Title: Free or low-cost kindergarten - kindergarten fee subsidy
Summary: Your child may be eligible for free or low-cost kindergarten as part of the Victorian Government’s commitment to provide all children with access to a high-quality kindergarten program in the year before starting school.The kindergarten fee subsidy provides eligible four-year old children with access to a kindergarten program for up to 15 hours per week

Title: Introducing children to Aboriginal culture
Summary: The following are some starting suggestions for activities and resources that provide positive, sensitive and interesting experiences that raise young children’s awareness of Aboriginal heritage and culture.

Title: Learning stories
Summary: Learning Stories provide a way of documenting or recording children’s learning. Instead of using a type of checklist of what a child can or cannot do, story telling (or narrative) is used to identify children’s unique interests and record challenges and achievements in a way that is positive and meaningful to children, families and carers

Title: Learning through play in early childhood settings
Summary: This resource outlines the importance of play for children's learning and development, and the role of play within children's education in Australia.

Title: Literacy as part of everyday life
Summary: Literacy is part of the everyday life of families. Written and spoken words are used to communicate our ideas and feelings and shared meanings.

Title: My time, our place
Summary: The My Time, Our Place – Framework for School Age Care in Australia is about making care services for school aged children better. The framework helps care services to develop opportunities for school aged children to participate in leisure and play-based activities that respond to their needs, interests and choices. My Time, Our Place is part of the Australian Government's National Quality Framework which is about ensuring children receive a high standard of education and care. It is one part of the picture that will help Australia realise the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) vision that will see 'all children have the best start in life to create a better future for themselves and for the nation'.

Title: Physical activity in early education and care
Summary: Fact sheet explaining the importance of being physically active from a young age and the role it plays in childhood development.

Title: Reading with young children
Summary: Reading with young children (0-5 years) needs to be promoted to families and all members of the community as a fun and integral part of a child's daily routine.

Title: Responsive care giving for infants
Summary: Carers play an important role in the development of children. Carers who contribute most positively to a child’s development are loving facilitators of emotional, cognitive, language, physical, and social competence. With infants, good teaching and good caring occur with emotional support and facilitation of learning and development happening simultaneously. This is characterized as ‘responsive care’, carefully orchestrated to meet each individual child’s needs and relate to that child’s unique thoughts and feelings.

Title: Starting in early childhood services for children learning English as an Additional Language
Summary: This resource talks about early childhood services, the role of Educators and ways parents can support their children to settle in.

Title: Talking with childcare professionals about your child
Summary: Strong positive relationships between parents and professionals are crucial in providing high quality care to children, and they can also make a positive difference to your family’s daily life.

Title: The importance of home languages
Summary: This resource provides important information about growing up with multiple languages and the critical role of maintaining home language/s as a basis for learning English.

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