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VEYLDF Learning & Development Outcomes: Birth to 8 years

This series of literature reviews and practice guides relates to each Learning and Development Outcome in the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework.

  • The literature reviews document the research that is relevant to  each Learning and Development Outcome, and introduce assessment tools that can inform early childhood professional practice. These literature reviews provide knowledge about assessment.
  • The practice guides provide a range of scenarios that can be used to prompt professional reflection. The scenarios illustrate early childhood professionals working in a range of settings.

Assessment of Children as Having a Strong Sense of Identity in Early Childhood Education and Care: Literature Review

Identity Practice Guide

  • Supports practices that consolidate and strengthen a strong sense of identity in children and demonstrates how these practices enhance children's own ability to recognise how their strong sense of identity is developing
  • Download the practice guide (pdf - 543.09kb)
  • Printed copies can be ordered online

Assessment of Children as Confident and Involved Learners in Early Childhood Education and Care: Literature Review

Learning Practice Guide

Assessment of Children as Effective Communicators in Early Childhood Education and Care: Literature Review

  • Identifies principles for assessing communication across birth to eight years and highlights the importance of communication in enabling children to access and participate meaningfully in a diverse range of learning opportunities

Communication Practice Guide

  • Provides practical examples of early childhood professionals supporting ;children's effective communication, and highlights partnerships between early childhood professionals, families and speech pathologists

  • Download the practice guide (pdf - 1,001.55kb).

Assessment of Wellbeing in Early Childhood Education and Care: Literature Review

Wellbeing Practice Guide