Play and Learning

Poster session 1

Play in Danish Early Childhood Education
Ditte Alexandra Winther-Lindqvist, Program coordinator for research in ECE, Aarhus University, DPU

Supporting and stimulating children’s social skills through play
Karolina Fredriksson, Researcher, Ph.D./Project manager
Swedish Institute for Educational Research

Inclusive practices and pedagogies

Poster session 2

Children’s communities – Understanding Children’s learning as connected to social life.
Anja Hvidfeldt Stanek, Ph.D., Lektor, Institute for Psychology, Syddansk Universitet SDU

Support for Development and Learning in Finnish ECEC – Local Interpretations
Mervi Eskilinen, Ph.D., University lecturer, University of Jyväskylâ

Creating space for multilingualism in kindergarten
Anja Maria Pesch, Universitetslektor PhD, UIT the Arctic University of Norway

ECEC for children under 3 years of age

Poster session 3

The Longitudinal Effect of the Quality of Early Teacher-Child Interactions on Child Outcomes
Jenni Salminen, Ph.D., Post Doctoral researcher, University of Jyväskylâ

Cognitive development and social competence in ECEC
Erik Eliassen, Ph.D., Oslo Metropolitan University

Quality of language-learning environment in toddler care and language development
Joacim Evensen Hansen, Ph.D., Assistant professor, Norwegian Reading Centre, University of Stavanger

Professionalism and teacher role

Poster session 4

Preschool teachers‘ professional development through collaborative action research
Ingibjörg Ósk Sigurdardóttir Ph.D., Adjunkt, University of Iceland

Researching Finnish early childhood teachers’ pedagogical work using Layder’s research map
Tuulikki Ukkonen-Mikkola, Ph.D., University teacher, University of Tampere

Poster session 5

Closing the gap? Two studies focusing on democracy and teacher agency in ECEC
Katarina Ribaeus, Senior Lecturer, Karlstad University

The effects of the PedaSens intervention in supporting early childhood education professional’s pedagogical sensitivity
Sivi Harkoma, Ph.D. student, University of Helsinki

Pedagogy for exploration and experimentation

Poster session 6

One-to-three Year Olds’ Risky Play in Early Childhood Education and Care
Rasmus Kleppe, Ph.D., OsloMet, Oslo Metropolitan University, Kanvas Foundation

Exploring children’s musical learning from a play-responsive teaching perspective
Pernilla Lagerlöf, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, University of Gothenburg

Poster session 7

Foregrounding science in early childhood education and care
Jonna Larsson, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer, University of Gothenburg

Multilingual mathematics: Using digital games to develop children´s mathematical languages
Tamsin Jillian Meaney, Professor, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences