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Why are positive relationships important for early learning?

From before birth children are connected to family, community, culture and place, and their earliest development and learning takes place through these relationships. As children participate in everyday life, they develop interests and construct their own identities and understandings of the world.

In this video, educators talk about how positive relationships in quality early learning services connect children to their world. All children experience learning that is engaging and builds success for life. Fundamental to The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia is a view of children’s lives as characterised by belonging, being and becoming.

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The Early Years Learning Framework for Australia
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