The APA 7 referencing style is recommended for all Education students. This style includes templates for a wide variety of resource types and is easy to follow. APA 7 is also commonly used in Education publications, particularly those focused on child and adolescent development.
At times, other referencing styles may be used and accepted in assessments. Always refer to your assessment guide.
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Elliot, S., & Chancellor, B. (2014). From forest preschool to bush kinder: An inspirational approach to preschool provision in Australia. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 39(4), 45-53. https://doi.org/10.1177/183693911403900407
Elliot, S., & Chancellor, B.
Title of the article
From forest preschool to bush kinder: An inspirational approach to preschool provision in Australia
Volume and Issue
Australasian Journal of Early Childhood