For Further Reading:
ECEBC's Position Paper - Integrating the Early Childhood Education Professional and Programs into the Ministry of Education
“This position paper builds on the pioneering research, policy recommendations, and advocacy work behind the broadly supported Community Plan for a Public System of Integrated Early Care and Learning - known as the $10aDay Plan (ECEBC & CCCABC, 2019).”
The Early Childhood Pedagogies Collaboratory proposes a vision towards creating “the vibrant educational and inclusive spaces that young children deserve.”
List of Common Worlds Research Collective publications, by category: Children's Relations with Place, Children's Relations with Materials, Children's Relations with Other Species, Feminist Common Worlding Methods
A hybrid and experimental space where educators and pedagogues trace and experiment with the contours, conditions, and complexities of early childhood education pedagogies in the 21st century.
Link to reflective, 'research-in-motion' micro-posts by members of the Common Worlds Research Collective
Link to blogs, manifestos and events from this multi-year, international SSHRC-funded project created to advance understandings of children's relations with their environment in order to synthesize knowledge at local, national, and global levels regarding children's creative responses to the impacts of climate change.
Link to blog posts from ongoing events aimed at experimenting with, and further developing, creative common worlds pedagogical and research methods, in Wee Jasper, New South Wales, Australia
A key element of this community-based model of professional development is the role of the community pedagogical facilitator.
The Investigating Quality (IQ) Early Learning Environments Project 2005–2009 has worked to broaden and deepen discussions on ‘quality’ in the field of early childhood care and development (ECCD) at local, provincial, federal and international levels.
Through this pilot project, educators were supported to (re)imagine and practice quality care, through their own local and contextual factors, and to consider the influence these factors have on their early years programming.
This blog lingers with moments from pedagogical inquiry research that is curious how we might move well together with/in early childhood education spaces. Sharing images, stories, and questions co-authored by a pedagogist-researcher and educators, it thinks with how we might notice the complexities of moving with children.
- Pacini-Ketchabaw, V., Kummen, K., & Hodgins, B.D. (2020). Pedagogists and the Early Childhood Pedagogy Network. The Early Childhood Educator, 17-19.
This article provides a brief introduction to the BC Early Childhood Pedagogy Network (ECPN), funded through the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD). It begins with an overview of how the ECPN reimagines professional learning, followed by a description of the pedagogist role.