Fresh perspectives on the Reggio Emilia Approach with Sue Stevely-Cole

Bear Park’s group founder Sue Stevely-Cole recently returned from a week-long visit to the birthplace of the Reggio Emilia approach in Italy. Following a 3-day Reggio Children International Network meeting and two days of professional development sessions, Sue came back inspired with fresh perspectives and reflections on the Reggio Emilia approach below. Embracing the culturally […]

Staff Trip to Italy – Reggio Emilia Philosophies

Bear Park teacher Hiromi McCarthy-Dowd jetted off on a staff trip to Italy earlier this year to gain first-hand experience of the Reggio Emilia philosophies. Here she reflects on the culture of community that their teachers and parents have embraced, and how we can introduce these practices into our own circles here in New Zealand. […]