A best practice framework for playgroups-in-schools

  • Edwards, Susan (Primary Chief Investigator (PCI))
  • McLean, Karen (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Healy, Catherine (Partner Investigator (PI))
  • Evangelou, Maria (Partner Investigator (PI))
  • Henderson, Michael (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Nolan, Andrea (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Skouteris, Helen (Chief Investigator (CI))

Project: Research

Project Details

Project Description

This project aims to identify the processes, practices and/or policies informing productive relationships between families and school-staff. Playgroups-in-schools are a burgeoning field of integrated early childhood service provision. Research shows that playgroup participation benefits parental capabilities about children’s play. High levels of parental knowledge, skills and confidence in providing children with play-experience are known to have a positive development and learning impact for children. An expected outcome from this project will be a best practice framework for playgroups-in-schools, which should directly inform policy and practice in schools via Playgroup Victoria's increased capacity to advise school-leaders on playgroups-in-schools.
Effective start/end date14/11/1730/06/20