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Importance of transitions

For children and their families, the transition to school is a significant milestone in a child's education.

The new experience is a time of change that can create excitement and uncertainty.

If children and their families have a positive experience of starting school, they can meet future transitions throughout their education with trust and confidence in their support networks.

Watch leading Australian transitions researcher, Professor Bob Perry, and Principal Bradley Clark, discuss the importance of transitions.

Insights from research

Action area research, as outlined in the Supporting successful transitions - decision-making tool, is available below:

Respect for diversity

Effective use of data

Responsive environments

Effective pedagogy and practice

Reciprocal relationships

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This page was last reviewed on 03 Mar 2016


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Watch leading Australian transitions researcher, Professor Bob Perry and Principal Bradley Clark, discuss the importance of transitions.

Bob Perry

Transcript of Professor Bob Perry's video Rich text format document 97K

Bradley Clark

Transcript of Principal Bradley Clark's video Rich text format document 55K

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