All posts by Dr Luke Touhill

Luke Touhill is an early childhood teacher with over 25 years experience working in the early childhood sector. He has a keen interest in the physical environments provided for young children and the links between physical space, learning and relationships. Luke’s PhD thesis, Designing for children, explored the history, development and design of early childhood environments in Australia from the first free-kindergartens in the 1890s to the present. Luke was the co-host of ECA’s Environment makeover documentary and has written and spoken widely on the topic of early childhood learning environments.

What if?

Since the introduction of the EYLF intentional teaching has become one of our professional buzzwords. While the idea that we might have an active role to play in children’s learning is not a new one, the term has helped us to see that our intentions matter – both to us and to the children we […]

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