Our Beliefs

What We Believe

  • That Reggio inspired practice is grounded in the belief that schools should be amiable communities in which collaboration between adults, children and families are central to the learning process;
  • That Reggio principles promote and defend the right of all children and families to have access to active, intrinsically rewarding educational experiences that have intellectual integrity and cultural relevance;
  • That the image of the child as competent, resilient, intrinsically motivated to learn and able to make responsible choices is at the core of the Reggio approach;
  • That teachers are viewed positively as learners, researchers and advocates for children and families;
  • That in-depth investigations, which are organic to the school and negotiated between children and adults, provide multiple opportunities for inquiry and exploration;
  • That in an aesthetically pleasing environment, children can deepen their thinking, refine emerging concepts, develop symbolic language and formulate an understanding of social relationships;
  • That teachers promote learning when they engage in on-going observation and dialogue which supports documentation and makes learning visible to children, families and the community.