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Early childhood educator and author to speak at UNB

Author: Communications

Posted on Feb 1, 2011

Category: UNB Saint John , Events , UNB Fredericton , myUNB

On Monday, Feb. 7, internationally renowned early childhood educator and author Peter Moss, will present an evening talk entitled: What is your Image of the child? Critical Questions in Early Childhood Policy, Provision and Practice. In this talk, he will articulate the kinds of critical questions that need to be asked as we address significant issues in early childhood education and care.  This presentation will take place at Marshall d’Avray Hall on the University of New Brunswick Fredericton campus in Room 261 at 7 p.m.  A reception will follow. This talk will be of particular interest to parents of young children, educators of all levels, policy makers and all friends of young children interested in ensuring opportunities for young people to engage in meaningful learning and a community of care. Peter will present and discuss questions about fundamental values and ethics that drive the way we provide education for our youngest members of society.   Peter is a co-author of the latest international UNESCO report on Early Childhood Learning entitled Caring and Learning Together. He has written and researched extensively on policies and services for young children and their families. The presentation is free and open to the public.  For more information, contact Gillian Yeomans at 453-5024, or eccentre@unb.ca. -30- For media interviews, please contact Peter Moss at peter.moss@ioe.ac.uk, or you can reach him at his office in London at 44 2088 8801 36 until Friday, Feb. 4.