The Early Years Learning Framework is an ever evolving interest and teacher based program. This is aided by observations and allows us to understand the specific needs of each child and helps us as educators to scaffold and extend on each child’s learning journey.
The EYLF is a National Early Learning Framework for children from birth to school age. It has been developed to ensure every child receives access to a quality educational program. Educators at Jane’s Place use the framework with the addition of family input to develop learning programs that are open to children’s ideas, interests, strengths and abilities, while recognising that children learn through their own play.
The Early Years Learning Framework describes childhood as a time of belonging, being and becoming.
Belonging is the basis for living a fulfilling life. Children feel they belong because of the relationship they have with their family, community, culture and place.
Being is about living here and now. Childhood is a special time in life and children need time to just ‘be’ – time to play, try new things and have fun.
Becoming is about the learning and development that young children experience. Children start to form their sense of identity from an early age, which shapes the type of adult they will become.
The Framework has five learning outcomes that the educators at Jane’s Place will help each child to develop:
- A strong sense of identity
- Connections with their world
- A strong sense of wellbeing
- Confidence and involvement in their learning
- Effective communication skills
For further information on the Early Years Learning Framework, please contact us at Jane’s Place South Coogee.