Occasions > 2015 Occasions > Early Childhood Education and Care in Nz
The Atkinson Center located Linda Mitchell, Connect Professor and Director from the Early Years Research Center in the College of Waikato, Nz who layed out A contextual portrait from the Nz method of early childhood education, such as the impact from the Te Whāriki curriculum framework Public guidelines in Nz regarding families and early childhood education and advocacy initiatives which have brought to public guidelines.
Linda Mitchell, Connect Professor and Director from the Early Years Research Center in the College of Waikato, Nz
Linda Mitchell is presently finishing a 4 year project on participation of disadvantaged children when they are young education. Linda has investigated broadly on early childhood education policy, and it is a critic from the marketization and commercialisation of your practice, and also the effect on children, families and early childhood services. Other current regions of her research have been in assessment, culturally responsive pedagogy, and connections with parents, families and community. A primary interest rates are in democratic guidelines and practices when they are young education. Her background like a union leader has provided Linda unique experience and understanding of collective advocacy impacting on policy.