Unboxing Childhood: Froebelian Approaches to Planning, Observation and Assessment

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In the aftermath of Covid, anxieties about developmental delays in young children have been influential in bringing standardised assessment and “universal” milestones back to the fore in early childhood policy. What, if different, would a Froebelian learning and planning framework look like?

With Wendy Lee, Director, Education Leadership Project (New Zealand), Marlies Kustatscher, University of Edinburgh and Lynn McNair (Froebelian Futures).