International Pedagogies - page 1

Teachers, practitioners and artists all over the world have been experimenting with different approaches to early education for decades. The one thing they all want to find out is how teaching and learning can inspire a young child to reach their full potential. These resources identify some of the tried and tested approaches that place the creative curriculum at the heart of successful learning.

Aistear: the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework (Ireland)

Aistear is the curriculum framework for children from birth to six years in Ireland. It describes learning and development through the four interconnected themes of Well-being, Identity and Belonging, Communicating, and Exploring and Thinking.

Behind ArtPlay’s Bright Orange Door (Australia)

ArtPlay is a unique arts provider for children in Australia and draws its inspiration from The Ark in Dublin. It represents a permanent home for children’s art and play, and makes an important non-school contribution to the artistic, creative and cultural development of the City of Melbourne as a child-friendly city.