Uncovering submerged values with P4C
There is a lot of talk about “Values Education”, but what values will be relevant for an interconnected, mobile world, in which our two to six year olds will be living and working. Stephen Walshe looks at the role Philosophy for Children (P4C) can play in uncovering their “submerged” values.
An autumn festival to celebrate in the Early Years from China
The Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon Festival, celebrated this year on September 24, is a time for family and friends to celebrate by coming together and sharing food under the full moon. Jan Homden has compiled resources in a free to download PDF to make this a special time in any Early Years classroom.
An authentic East meets West approach in the classroom
International schools in China, especially Preschools or Kindergartens, have, over the past couple of years, began to rethink their approach to delivering their curriculum. Stephen Walshe emphasises the importance of a school structure in which school leaders and teachers are visible models of cross-cultural understanding, cooperation and communication.