Building positive relationships with families and communities

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Chapter 19 focuses on research evidence about the importance of families and communities in relation to children’s learning. Questions raised in this chapter ask: What has been learned from major longitudinal studies? For example, studies conducted by the Australian Institute of Family Studies over the last decade, for example, the Growing up in Australia study, and what the implications for early childhood educators and professionals are. Evidence-informed understandings about building positive relationships with families and communities is shared.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStrong foundations
Subtitle of host publicationEvidence informing practice in early childhood education and care
EditorsAnna Kilderry, Bridie Raban
Place of PublicationCamberwell, Victoria
PublisherACER Press
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781742865560
ISBN (Print)9781742865553
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jan 2020


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