Connecting with families using social media

10 May, 2021

Building trusted communication and collaboration between teachers, staff and families is essential in early childhood education – in fact, it is part of the National Quality Framework (NQF) due to its significant impact on children’s emotional and physical development. But what role should social media have in this space? Bedrock journalist Jessica Willis investigates.

Research shows there are more challenges to forming and maintaining connections with families in early childhood education than ever before (Fan and Yost, 2019).

 

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