Communication Practice Guide

The Communication Practice Guide helps educators engage with the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework (VEYLDF).

Program details

  • Priority area: Communication
  • Primary audience: Educators
  • Delivery mode: Resources (books, kits, manuals)
  • Strength of evidence: Level 6 – Supported by expert opinion
  • AEDC sub-domains:
    • Communication skills and general knowledge
    • Language and cognitive development Basic literacy
    • Language and cognitive development Interest in literacy/numeracy and memory
  • Item cost: No upfront cost

Program description

The Communication Practice Guide provides scenarios and learning activities to support engagement with key concepts of the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework, in particular the Learning and Development Outcome 'Children are effective communicators'.

Detailed cost

Not applicable.

Implementation considerations

  • Target population: early childhood educators.
  • Factors to consider: the resource’s case studies and learning activities can encourage reflective conversations among educators, helping to drive continuous improvement.

VEYLDF alignment

Item uses these practice principles

  • Reflective practice
  • Partnerships with families
  • High expectations for every child
  • Respectful relationships & responsive engagement
  • Equity and diversity
  • Assessment for learning and development
  • Integrated teaching and learning approaches
  • Partnerships with professionals

Item responds to these sub-outcomes

  • Children interact verbally and non-verbally with others for a range of purposes
  • Children express ideas and make meaning using a range of media
  • Children engage with a range of texts and get meaning from these texts
  • Children begin to understand how symbols and pattern systems work