Transitions as a tool for change

Marwick, Helen and Mark, Rob (2014) Transitions as a tool for change. In: Early Years Research Centre Symposium. Pedagogies of Educational Transitions. Waikato University, Hamilton, New Zealand, April 2014, 2014-04-05, University of Waikato.

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In this presentation members of the Scottish POET team will present the Scottish country project ‘Transitions as a Tool for Change’. There are three main strands to this project: Professional Beliefs and Practices, Family Engagement and Children’s Learning Journeys. Two associated projects will be presented: Dr Helen Marwick will share planned project work with the very youngest children and insights from the transitions element of our Positive Behaviour precedent project, as part of our Learning Journeys s trand and Dr Rob Mark will present “From early learning to later life learning: Childre n and adults learning together” : a study being undertaken by Strathclyde's Learning in Later Life Student Research Group which is part of our family engagement strand an d will look at how children's learning can be enhanced by older adults and how older adults can learn from children through inter - generational learning, as well as looking at why so few men are involved in inter - generational learning and how this issue mig ht be addressed.