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Fathers who have stress in their lives as children alter their child’s brain development

The stress a young boy experiences as a child is connected to the development of white matter tracts in the children he fathers later in life, researchers from the FinnBrain research of the University of Turku have found.

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by Freya Lucas

New stages of play research may shape the way educators document children’s learning

Research conducted by a Swansea University academic into how early childhood educators and other professionals can study the stages children go through as they play together has the potential to shape the way children’s learning is observed and documented.

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by Freya Lucas

$10 million grant sees Scratch Foundation work with The LEGO Foundation on tech play

The LEGO Foundation and Scratch Foundation have announced a partnership to support learning through play with technology for millions of children across the world.

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by Freya Lucas

International Day of Education: Recover, Revitalize Education for COVID-19 Generation

The third International Day of Education (January 24) will be marked on Monday 25 January 2021 under the theme ‘Recover and Revitalize Education for the COVID-19 Generation’, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has declared.

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by Freya Lucas

Childcare by any other name… would removing the terminology result in lasting change?

A report by the UK Early Years Workforce Commission 'A Workforce in Crisis: Saving Our Early Years’ is calling for ‘childcare’ terminology to be removed in favour of ‘early childhood education’, in order to avoid the sector being viewed as an option only taken to help parents return to work.

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by Freya Lucas

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