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Yuroke kinders more inclusive thanks to Victorian Government Grants

Early learning services in the Victorian Yuroke region will be able to buy new equipment and learning resources to support children of all abilities to “get the best out of their time at kinder,” Member for Yuroke Ros Spence recently announced.

19 hours ago

by Freya Lucas

Shared reading with infants and toddlers is the secret to strong vocab, US researchers say

Shared reading is associated with stronger vocabulary skills for nearly all children by three years of age, physicians at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Princeton University have found, showing this to be the case even for children who genetically may be vulnerable to barriers in learning, attention and behaviour development.

19 hours ago

by Freya Lucas

As we walk out of 2019, take a bow, refocus and set 2020 intentions

For the month of December, I invite you to join my Sacred Bow Challenge (bow rhymes with cow, take a bow) it’s a way to become more conscious about how close out the year and enter into the new year, something which is especially important in early childhood education and care (ECEC).

21 hours ago

by Leo Babauta

Book Book Book launches to critical acclaim from Leo, aged 5 “the chickeniest book I have ever read”

Early childhood education and care (ECEC) professional, Gabby Millgate, also known for her iconic role in Muriel’s Wedding, has recently published her first book on raising chickens in early learning settings, cleverly titled The Book Book Book.

4 days ago

by Freya Lucas

Sewing seeds of philanthropy – practical tips for exploring charity, social justice in ECEC

The Refugee and Asylum Seeker Toy Drive, a charitable initiative striving to bring gifts and happiness to refugee and asylum seeker children all over Australia this Christmas, recently issued a media call out, seeking support to ensure the more than 10,000 refugee and asylum seeker children in Australia this year receive gifts for Christmas.

4 days ago

by Freya Lucas

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