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Quality assurance in practice: developing a framework


Raben, B and Waniganyake, M and Deans, J and Brown, R and Ure, C and Reynolds, BF, Quality assurance in practice: developing a framework, Australian Research in Early Childhood Education, 10, (1) pp. 56-67. ISSN 1320-6648 (2003) [Refereed Article]

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This paper reviews some of the ambiguities and tensions surrounding the concept of "quality" in early childhood settings. This leads to a consideration of the links between theoretical understandings concerning how children learn and grow, and observable practice, giving the background to the development of an early childhood descriptive framework that can begin to operationalise quality in a more readily articulated set of parameters. This framework and its potential use in practice are described and early findings are reported.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Quality assurance, quality, reconceptualisation
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Curriculum and pedagogy not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and learning
Objective Field:Learner and learning not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Reynolds, BF (Dr Bronwyn Reynolds)
ID Code:61224
Year Published:2003
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2010-03-01
Last Modified:2011-03-01

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