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About The Corner

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The Corner is the State Library of Queensland’s program for children under 8 available online or onsite at the South Bank building. With the support of their parents, carers and friends, children explore and engage in hands-on, minds-on experiences including:

The Corner Toolkit outlines the values and philosophies that underpin the State Library's program for children and young people and the way these philosophies are enacted by staff and practitioners including:

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Capacities of the lifelong learner
These capacities drive the learning principles shaping State Library space and practice, creating a rich learning environment for children and young people.

Working with children
Exploring ways to meet children's and young peoples needs through different techniques and child-centred approaches

Learning at The Corner
Making links between the Lifelong Learning Framework and the programs and services delivered through The Corner - a creative space for children under eight, their parents, carers, educators and friends.

Developing and managing a program for children
Things you need to know when developing and managing a program for children. This sections covers managing spaces, artsworker programs and dealing with difficulties.


Last updated: 26th March 2014

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The Corner Toolkit

For more information please contact the State Library of Queensland's Young People and Families Service at