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Title: 'Stories from the Heart': Connecting children and families with our Earth
Contributor(s): Lee, Catherine (author); McCrea, Nadine L  (editor)
Publication Date: 2012
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/15100
Abstract: Located in Oyster Bay, Sydney, The Point Preschool has always had a rich history of being sustainable and has strong partnerships with the local council and neighbours who have made it possible to build a strong sense of community. The preschool was built in 1956 by local mums and dads who had a vision to create an early childhood service that nurtures and values children, and brings families and the community together. Generations of families have brought their children to The Point and now the grandchildren of the people who built the preschool are enrolled. Our commitment to education for sustainability is now even stronger. Over the past 11 years our preschool's policies, practices, building and surrounding environment have been transformed and enriched thanks to the children's passion, families' support, our educators' dedication and partnerships with the local Indigenous people, community and council.
Publication Type: Book
Publisher: Early Childhood Australia Inc
Place of Publication: Deakin West, Australia
ISBN: 9781921162596
Field of Research (FOR): 130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified
130102 Early Childhood Education (excl Maori)
130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 939902 Education and Training Theory and Methodology
930102 Learner and Learning Processes
930201 Pedagogy
HERDC Category Description: A3 Book - Edited
Other Links: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/188364105
Extent of Pages: 27
Series Name: Research in Practice Series
Series Number : vol. 19, no. 3
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