The primary focus of the model is Relationships, which is enriched by the foundations of Senses and Perception, Movement and Language. The rese
arch-based model is relevant to teachers of infants and toddlers and practical for infant/toddler learning. The quality of daily interactions in the environment, and between the child and teacher continues to be the most significant features.
Experiences with the Foundations for Success critically impact a child’s development and ability to learn in the first years of life. It is the relationships created in quality nurturing and stimulating child care classrooms that provide the essential environment needed for children to develop today. This ensures they are ready to enter school to learn tomorrow and become successful life-long learners.