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Early Years (in Sweden)

“This programme explores the Swedish approach to nursery education. What is the secret to their success? What factors combine to help Swedish children perform so well in European literacy tables?”

via Teacher TV – such a great resource – so many informative videos available here, take some time to explore their site and pass it along…

  1. jenny said,

    September 19, 2010 at 10:19 am

    So interesting – we should all take a leaf out of Sweden’s book.

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    September 19, 2010 at 12:21 pm

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  3. Andrea said,

    September 21, 2010 at 5:55 am

    Do you have a link to the original? I would love to share this with some parents/educators!!

  4. Jolayne said,

    September 21, 2010 at 9:47 am

    Yes, I have updated the post – click on Teacher TV (my apologies for not adding it sooner)

  5. Marla McLean, Atelierista said,

    September 26, 2010 at 4:41 pm

    How refreshing!

    Children’s happiness matters
    Children have time to learn
    Teachers are trusted
    Every child’s needs are met
    No testing or data collecting
    The indoor and outdoor environment matter

    Ahhhhh, it’s nice to see that somewhere in the world, people get it.

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