Anne Stonehouse AM is an early childhood consultant, writer, academic and facilitator of professional learning for early childhood professionals. She has published many books, articles and other resources for educators and parents. Anne’s main professional interests include the nature of good quality curriculum for infants and toddlers, and family–educator relationships in early learning settings. Anne initiated and chaired the national working party that developed the original Code of Ethics. Anne was also a member of the writing team within the consortium that developed the national Early Years Learning Framework.