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Using play to create a Child-Centered Curriculum in the early years of school.

The more slowly trees grow at first, the sounder they are at the core. David Sobel

Lauren Martyn-Jones, The Courier-Mail
August 20, 2016 12:00am

WITH 15-year-old twins, a 12-year-old, an 11-year-old and a four-year-old, Brisbane mum Ali Logman has watched ringside as Queensland’s schooling system changed dramatically.

The introduction of Prep, the push for all four-year-olds to attend kindergarten, the rollout of NAPLAN, the relocation of Year 7 to high school, and the decision to overhaul the OP system – some of the biggest changes to schooling in the state’s history – have all happened in the decade between her eldest and youngest children starting school.

PREP: All work, no play behind soaring suspensions

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