'With the Gathering Tree' on CFJC Midday, Kamloops

Interview with ECPN Pedagogist Teresa Smith

Posted On: Nov 7, 2022

ECPN pedagogist Teresa Smith visits CFJC Midday show to share 'With the Gathering Tree', a local Kamloops vision of quality child care seen through the lens of children and early childhood educators.  

What might ‘quality childcare’ look like in Kamloops?

CBC Kamloops Daybreak with Doug Herbert

Posted On: Oct 20, 2022

ECPN pedagogist, Teresa Smith discusses how ​​​​​Provincially-funded programs in Kamloops are creating a local vision of quality child care. In discussion with CBC Kamloops Daybreak host Doug Herbert, Teresa Smith shares what could engagements with place offer a new vision for quality child care in Kamloops? The interview focuses on the exhibition, Dialogues with The Gathering Tree, which narrates the children’s efforts over four seasons to live well with a 50-year-old maple tree in the centre of their yard.

Early childhood educator challenges

The Early Edition with Stephen Quinn

Posted On: Jan 20, 2022

Early childhood educators say workers are leaving the field en masse as burnout continues to plague the sector. We hear from the Chair of the School of Education and Childhood Studies at Capilano University.

BC's Path to Universal Child Care: Episode #3

Podcast with Kathleen Kummen, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw and Teresa Smith

Posted On: Dec 2, 2021

In Episode 3 of Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre's BC's Path to Universal Child Care Podcast, Gyda Chud welcomes ECPN co-directors Kathleen Kummen and Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw and community pedagogist Teresa Smith to discuss how pedagogists support educators to co-construct curriculum with children and bring to life the vision of the BC Early Learning Framework.