Early childhood education resources

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Early childhood education resources

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Kaupapa Māori and leadership in early childhood education

An introduction to the key principles of kaupapa Māori leadership and their implications for early childhood settings.

How to support positive food environments in early childhood settings

An introduction to practices that support children to develop a positive relationship with food and their bodies.

Supporting social and emotional competence for autistic children

Understanding the social and emotional strengths and needs of autistic children.

Social justice in early childhood education

An introduction to enacting the principles of social justice in early childhood settings.

Understanding Pathological Demand Avoidance

An introduction to a rare but distinct form of autism.


Understanding and supporting children’s movement and development

International expert Gill Connell discusses the range of movement patterns children need to be engaging with to support their holistic development

Getting ‘Beyond Quality’ to politics and democracy in (early childhood) education – a public lecture by Peter Moss

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Kotahitanga: Working together as a collective

How effective teams work together and support each other.

Autism and culturally responsive practice

Dr Jessica Tupou (Victoria University Wellington) will share insights from her ongoing research into supporting autistic children and the importance of taking a culturally responsive approach

Free webinar: Q+A with Dr Vicki Hargraves

Your chance to tap into the huge expertise of Dr Vicki Hargraves and to ask her questions you have about research and practice in early childhood education


Outdoor spaces

Things to consider when designing indoor spaces in early childhood centres.

Indoor Spaces

Things to consider when designing indoor spaces in early childhood centres.

Movement and Learning in Early Childhood Education infographic

The importance of movement and learning in early childhood education.

Visual Arts infographic

How children use visual arts and how teachers can help.

Supporting Early Maths infographic

How to support early mathematical thinking.


Early literacy tools for infants and toddlers

Intentional strategies for supporting infants’ early engagement with literacy.

The role of documentation at Kids’ Domain

How one team approaches the documentation of children’s learning.

When a new child starts at Kids’ Domain

A team-based approach to settling a new child into the centre.

Local curriculum and learning outside the centre

How venturing outside the centre builds children’s sense of belonging in their community.

STEM learning and local curriculum in the construction corner

Blocks and construction materials provide rich opportunities for cross-curricular learning.
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