Transitions

Convenors:

Sue Dockett, Charles Sturt University, Australia
Wilfried Griebel, State Institute of Early Childhood Education and Research, Germany

Purpose

To bring together international perspectives on transitions in early childhood to:

  • Promote the wellbeing of young children and their families
  • Support, share and disseminate SIG members’ research on transitions and related aspects
  • Explore and debate emerging research, professional practices and theories in relation to transitions
  • Contribute to debates about transitions in relation to the wellbeing of children and adults
  • Strengthen understanding of transitions for children and their families.

Report

Click here to view the 2015 report (pdf) Sue & Wilfried

News & Events

Latest news

transitions-position-statementThe Transition to School: Position Statement was developed by a group of international researchers, many of whom participate in the Transitions SIG. The document was launched internationally at the AGM by Sue Dockett, co-chair of the Transitions SIG. EECERA President, Chris Pascal and Board Trustee, Tony Bertram congratulated the Transitions SIG on the release of the document. It can be accessed at: http://www.csu.edu.au/research/ripple/research-groups/etc/.

Activities & Publications

See recent convenors’ reports for a list of projects and papers.

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