The characteristics of age-appropriate pedagogies represent a set of desirable qualities teachers can consider when working with children and colleagues so they are responsive to each individual child, context and purpose of learning.
Click on each characteristic below for its description, associated research links, teacher and child behaviours unpacked and resources to further explore the characteristic.
Learn about the early childhood sector and the role of the Early Childhood Education and Care division, and our network of early childhood offices. You will also find a collection of news, updates, our publications and research.
Professional learning materials
Access professional learning materials to support the implementation of age-appropriate pedagogies in the early years of school.