Supporting Child Participation in the Early Years of Education

Marion Sturges
2015 Journal of Education and Educational Development  
This paper aims to contribute to conversations around child participation<br />within early childhood settings in Australia. Ethnographic<br />approach was used for this study to explore child participatory<br />workshops in Early Childhood Centers. The center in which this study<br />took place was chosen as one of the sites of analysis for a broader PhD<br />research project. Data were collected at the Early Childhood site using a<br />variety of collection tools deemed child friendly amongst
more » ... educators who<br />conducted participatory workshops. By examining the pedagogical<br />actions of the center, this paper explores six of their practices which<br />support child participation. The findings provide practical applications of<br />examples of practices which may be adopted by early childhood educators.
doi:10.22555/joeed.v2i1.48 fatcat:ovsmtnvbsvdejbskx6fxbobvpa