Mateja Režek, Jerneja Jager, Tina Mervic
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VBJK - Centre for Innovation in the Early Years, ERI - Educational Research Institute

Supporting the collaboration between ECEC core and assisting practitioners: Experiences of professional learning communities in two Slovenian pilot kindergartens

The purpose of this report is to demonstrate development and implementation of a common path of professional development for professionals: ECEC core and assisting practitioners in two Slovenian kindergartens involved in the VALUE project.

The aim of the VALUE project was to create a ‘path of continuous professional development (CPD) for all kindergarten professionals, to improve collaboration between ECEC core and assisting practitioners, and at the same time to recognize the diversity according to their background and experience. In this respect, the VALUE project aims to improve collaborative practices in order to address the needs of all children, families and communities.