Culture and early childhood curriculum in Australia

Gerald Ashby, Susan Grieshaber

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Australian early childhood education programs have been dominated by ideas and practices introduced from elsewhere. Only in recent years have alternative paradigms exists. This article describes the context in which the early childhood curriculum has evolved and suggests future possibilities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)127-141
Number of pages15
JournalEarly Child Development and Care
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1996
Externally publishedYes


  • Australia
  • Culture
  • Curriculum
  • Early childhood

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