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Glossary of ECE Terms and Words

Early Childhood Education – ECE Terminology.

  • A glossary of key terms used in our ECE sector.
  • Discussion of what early childhood education is.

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Hand out to encourage infant to continue to move forward.
Child playing with toy dinosaurs while a girl looks on the shelves for more toy animals at their early childhood centre.


A useful glossary with definitions for key words and jargon used in the early childhood field, including in policy and by teaching professionals. Action research.

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