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What is reflective practice and why is it important?
Both the VEYLDF and the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) identify reflective practice as an enabling strategy which supports and enhances teaching and learning. For reflection and critical thinking to be most effective, it is recommended that it is undertaken both individually and with teaching teams or other early childhood professionals.
What is reflection in early childhood education?
Reflections, or more importantly recording regular reflections is often an action that is overlooked due to the many demands placed on busy early childhood professionals. Getting to the crux of true reflective practice 鈥?it鈥檚 more than just looking back! It鈥檚 about taking the time to think about values, assumptions and beliefs.
What is reflective practice for three-year-old kindergarten?
As funded Three-Year-Old Kindergarten is delivered for the first time in Victoria, reflective practice allows early childhood professionals to inquire into their own practice and reflect on how it could be adapted and enhanced to suit the needs of children attending Three-Year-Old Kindergarten.
What is a reflective educator?
Part and parcel of being a reflective educator is acknowledging that you bring your own unique past experiences, current understandings, expectations, learning styles, and personality to your centre鈥檚 community, which may differ from those of other educators.