New demands can arise from ministerial reports, but most often these demands are grounded in the day care center or in the school Hence, the development of new va- lues must be seen, also in the day care centers, as a dialectic between, on the one hand, demands and considerations that come from other practices and, on the other hand, the values that already shape the day care tradition and its everyday practi- ce This article presents reflections from a project that investigated how new school initiatives led to the formulation of life competence as a central concept for day care practice In a shared project, managers and day care teachers from two day care centers have, in collaboration with the researchers, pursued the goal of formulating and sharpening day care practice by focusing on the development of children’s life competence in daily routines and play in the day care center Thereby, the aim has been to provide children with the best possible preparation for their first year of school.
|Translated title of the contribution||Life Competence, Play and Learning: Value Discussion Related to Children’s Transition from Day Care to School|
|Journal||Pædagisk Psykologisk Tidsskrift|
|Number of pages||15|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|